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DVD compilation of old films about Tiree

DVD compilation of six old films about Tiree created for the 2009 Feis Thiriodh film show from archive material from An Iodhlann – with accompanying programme. (1) Family holiday on Tiree 1957, (2) formation of the Crofters` Union 1985, (3) centenary of 1886 Crofters Act 1986, (4) Tiree Association sports day and first commercial flight 1929, (5) Tiree school trip to see concord at Heathrow 1984, (6) about Tiree with a ceilidh in the Lodge Hotel 1992.


Colour photograph of Donald MacLean, Gordon Bain and pupils from P6/7 outside the butcher`s shop in 1994-5.

Outside the butcher’s shop in Scarinish in 1994-5.
L-R: (back) Gordon Bain; Donald MacLean (Dòmhnall Èairdsidh a’ Mhuilinn, Kenovay; (front) Calum Williams, Kirkapol; Donald MacKinnon, Vaul; Iain Brown, Cornaigbeg; Peter MacLeod, Heylipol.



Project folder `From Farm to Restaurant` produced by Primary Class 6 and 7 in 1994-5

Project folder produced by P6/7 in 1994-5 or the Royal Highland Show Schools Shield 1992-3 and which contains photographs and an account of the project.


Audio cassette recording of Annie Kennedy talking to Dr John Holliday in September 1998.

Annie Kennedy of Scarinish talks to Dr John Holliday in September 1998 about Scarinish school, her teachers and school meals, Cornaig school, the MacArthurs’ shop in Scarinish, making oatcakes and baking, the history of Scarinish Post Office, the store at the harbour and butchering on Tiree, the shoemaker in Scarinish, the Manse and ministers, Donald MacDougald’s cèilidh house, the Scarinish Hotel and farm, temperance, Baugh guest house, the Munns’ shop, Scarinish golf course, the changes World War II brought to Tiree, the dance hall at the pier, Lady Victoria Campbell, large families, poverty and neighbourliness, gamekeepers Peter Anderson and Jock Graham, and the telephone exchange.