Tag Archives: ceilidhs

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2019.98.1

Digital copy of an audio cassette tape of various singers and musicians performing at a public ceilidh held in around 1995-2000. Performers include Angus MacPhail, Iain Brown, Murdina MacLean, Duncan macInness, Mairi MacLean, John Holliday, Neil MacLeod and the Tiree Pipe Band. Songs and tunes include Tuireadh Iain Dow, Dhachaidh bhòn Iasgachd, Banais Sgiobnais, Joyce Gillespie, Chuir iad an t-suil, Air feasgar fo throm smunt?, Ag Obair air na Geibh, Ballach Bhan, Lag nan Cruachan, An Gille Brighde, An teid thu leam, Air madainn Diardaoin, Mo nighean bhan, Se Tiriodh an t-Eilean thoghainn fonn.

Copied in WAV and mp3 formats

2017.27.1

DVD compilation of sections of old films about Tiree, made in 2016 from videos held in An Iodhlann amongst others. Includes footage of: ferries, the Mary Stewart, Scarinish harbour, Scarinish Hotel, the ringing stone, Nester and Gavin Carter’s bakery and bread making, school bus driven by butcher Donald MacLean, The Reef, livestock health, Balephetrish, Mannal, Balemartine, Baugh, Tiree High School, children singing a traditional Gaelic hunting song, accordion music and several accordionists, Gaelic songs sung by locals at a ceilidh, thatched houses and thatching with Hector Brown, Alexander MacNeill’s opinions on thatched houses (1985),  Am Bail Ur in Balephuil, Iain MacKinnon talking in Gaelic and English in his house at Kilmoluaig, Hynish harbour and buildings, harvesting and stooks, Cornaig mill, livestock sales, airport, bands, Balevullin, An Iodhlann, Tiree Music Festival, Travee, aerial view of a seal swimming, bicycles, schoolyard games, sheep shearing, Gott Bay pier, cattle, pipe music, shops, ships, Vaul, timelapse film of the sky as the sun sets and rises, young Eilidh Campbell and her brother talk in Gaelic about life on Tiree. Other people include: Ann Carter, Douglas Carter, Sinclair Carter, Olwen Carter, Monica Smith (nee Davis), Neil MacPhail, Angus MacPhail, Mairi Campbell, Bernard Smith, Iain MacDonald, Iain Brown, Iain MacLean, Myra Brown, Hector Campbell, Alex MacArthur, Gordon Connell.

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.

2013.180.1

Selection of Gaelic and Scottish songs and music on vinyl records from the 1960s and 70s.

Eight 45rpm and ten 33rpm vinyl records of Gaelic, Scottish, classical and popular dance music, pipe music and songs from the 1960s and 1970s, including `My Isle Tiree` by Donald MacRae, `Roghainn Mairi` by Mairi MacArthur (of Tiree descent), `Norman MacLean Sings` (of Tiree descent), and `Inveraray Castle Ceilidh`, plus `Abdication of HRH The Duke of Windsor` recorded by Leslie Mitchell for the Sunday Express.

1998.265.1

Audio recording of a ceilidh at the Scarinish Hotel in 1973

Recording of a BBC Radio Scotland programme from a ceilidh at the Scarinish Hotel in 1973, including Margaret and Lachlan`s Mod entries.

2010.66.1

BBC LAB film “Seaside Stories – Tiree”

DVD of BBC LAB film of Tiree adults talking about life on Tiree and the possible effects of a proposed offshore windfarm on the island. Filmed at the Tiree Fèis 2010. Iain MacKinnon, Hillcrest interviews Yolanda MacDonald, Gordon Scott, Josie Fletcher, Eilidh Campbell, Jackie Jones, Sarah Holliday, Donald Meek, Iona Brown, Archie John MacLean, John Holliday, Iain Brown and others. Ceilidh at An Talla.

2010.46.4

DVD film “Kids on Tiree” made by Tiree children with BBC LAB team who visited the Tiree Feis 2010

DVD of films made at a BBC LAB film-making workshop with children during Feis Thiriodh in July 2010. English and Gaelic versions. Features John Isaacson, Eirin Beese, Maya Arkless, Mark, Ben, Fiona, Ewan, Mhairi MacKinnon, Eilidh MacFadyen, Neil Oliver, Rosie Roberts and Argyll MacArthur. Running time 5 mins.

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