Tag Archives: birds

2014.108.5

Photograph of shags on a rocky point in the 1960s

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Sepia photograph of about 40 shags taking off from a rocky point on Tiree`s shore in the 1960s. The photograph was probably taken by Dr Kennedy, out on a fishing trip with Willie MacNeill, The Land – Barrapol, and Neil MacNeill, Scarinish (Niall an Tailleir). Shags were once part of the Tiree diet.

2014.107.1

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 416, 10/5/08

Local news: message in a bottle, Crossapol; RSPB information; interview with Steve Thomson, Balinoe; release of CD of traditional Gaelic songs; Tales from the Stackyard – The Library, 1911; Lochgilphead School in Arctic; sheep tagging, Argyll Estates` fishing rules; livestock sale results; Tiree Community Trust news; SWRI meeting; bale-wrap recycling.

2014.107.5

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 420, 5/7/08

Local news including Highland Show success for Ruaig and Heylipol farms; interview with Gordon Connell, Crossapol; MBE for CalMac`s Eric Ruthven; forthcoming Feis Thiriodh; RSPB information; `Gaelic Onboard` sessions on CalMac ferries; primary 6/7 school trip to central Scotland; Ena Kerr – new president of the Tiree Association; merit prize awarded to Eoghann M MacLean, Tiree High School; Tiree Agricultural Show home industries schedule.

2014.107.7

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 422, 2/8/08

Local news: successful Feis 2008; interview with John Bowler; new `CalMac connects` programme; RSPB news; teacher Brian Findlater`s retirement party; scam warning; A&B Council`s waste management proposals, youth focus meeting; letter about a message in a bottle from the Bahamas; Tiree Agricultural Show results.

2014.107.17

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 432, 13/12/08

Local news: Christmas parties; interview with Santa Claus; An Talla news; Christmas message from the Provost of A&B Council; primary children visit the Post Office; sheep scab alert; Skerryvore winter tour; RSPB information; SWRI Christmas party and Commemorative Bench.

2013.82.7

Notice from the Edinburgh Gazette 1896 regarding the Wild Birds Protection Act of 1894.

Printed transcript of a notice appearing in the Edinburgh Gazette in 1895 by Alexander Hugh, Lord Balfour of Burleigh and Secretary for Scotland, listing bird species protected under the Wild Birds Protection Act of 1894 on Islay, Colonsay, Tiree and Coll.