Tag Archives: boats and boat-building

2009.160.2

Tiree Boat Revival Business Plan 2005

Business plan for the proposed Tiree Boat Revival Project (2005). Prepared by Jane Isaacson for the Tiree Regatta Club on behalf of the Tiree Maritime Trust. Includes details for carrying out three key initiatives: construction of a boat shed, training for boat building and maintenance, re-establishment of boats.

1998.299.2

Audio cassette recording of Angus Munn and Neil Johnston of Heanish talking to Dr John Holliday in November 1998.

Angus Munn and Neil Johnston of Heanish talk to Dr John Holliday in November 1998 about the Heanish bard, sailors, the Land League in Tiree, cobblers, Donald Lamont and his family, boarded-out children, stories about Stanley Swan and Jack MacEwan, the history of Baugh guesthouse, stories about the owners of the guesthouse, the fever hospital, a boatbuilder from Heanish, the boats he built and the people who worked with him.

2001.168.4

Audio cassette recording of BBC Reidio nan Gaidheal programme recorded in 2001.

Recording of BBC Rèidio nan Gàidheal programme about (side A) with Kenneth MacIver and Morag MacDonald touring with Ailig MacArthur to Heylipol, the radar station at West Hynish where they talk to Roddy Campbell, Tiree High School where they talk to pupils John Angus MacKinnon, Iona Brown and Karen MacKinnon and teacher Flora MacPhail, to Gott and Donald MacIntyre, crofter, horse-breeder, blacksmith and boat-builder; (side B) Kenneth and Morag talk to crofters Archie Brown and Jean MacCallum, to Dr John Holliday about An Iodhlann, to Maggie Campbell about her fieldwork, to Josie Brown and John MacKinnon about the Hynish Centre. Clàr BBC Rèidio nan Gàidheal program (taobh A) le Coinneach ’ic Iomhair agus Mòrag Dhòmhnallach air chuairt le Ailig ’ic Artair as a’ Chruairtean gu Stèisean an Reudar anns na Cuiltean far an robh iad a’ còmhradh ri Ruairidh Caimbeul, gu Ard Sgoil Thiriodh far an do bhruidhinn iad ri sgoilearan agus an tidsear Fionnghal Nic Phàil, gu Gott agus Dòmhnall Mac an t-Saoir, croitear, fear àrach eich, gobha agus fear togail sgòthan; (taobh B) tha Coinneach agus Mòrag a’ bruidhinn ris na croitearan Èairdsidh Mhic’IlleDhuinn agus Sìne Nic Chaluim, ris an Dotair Holliday mun Iodhlann, ri Magaidh Chaimbeul mun obair aice agus ri Josie Nic’IlleDhuinn agus Iain ’ic Fhionghain mu thogalaichean Haoidhnis.

2001.155.1

Audio cassette recording of Professor Donald Meek talking to Maggie Campbell in Caoles in August 2001.

Professor Donald Meek talks to Maggie Campbell in Caoles in August 2001 about his schooldays at Ruaig, Cornaig and later in Oban, his language studies at Glasgow and Cambridge Universities, learning other Celtic languages, his concerns for the future of Gaelic, his 30 years teaching Gaelic, his hopes for the future, the changes in Caoles, the old occupations and the scarcity of spoken Gaelic, songs and poetry now.

2000.51.1

Audio cassette recording of Dr John MacInnes talking to Maggie Campbell in March 2000.

Dr John MacInnes talks to Maggie Campbell in March 2000 about recording oral histories on Tiree with the School of Scottish Studies, the kindness of Tiree people, meeting Eachann and Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin and the many stories he heard about Fingal, Oscar and Diarmid and other heroes, the origins of these stories, the Balephuil clearances, the skill of Tiree men at sailing and the importance of giving young people the confidence to speak in Gaelic. Tha Dotair Iain Mac Aonghais a’ bruidhinn ri Magaidh Chaimbeul ann Am Mart 2000 mu eachdraidh beul-aithrise Thiriodh air a chuir air clàr le Sgoil Eòlais na h-Alba, càirdeas muinntir Thiriodh, a’ coinnicheadh ri Eachann agus Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin agus gur iomadh sgeul a’ chuala e mu Fhionn, Oscar agus Diarmaid agus gaisgich eile, tùs na sgeulan sin, fuadach Bhaile Phuill, sgil fir Thiriodh aig fairge agus cho feumail ’s a bha e misneachd a’ thoirt do dhaoine òige Gàidhlig a’ bhruidhinn.