Tag Archives: ceilidhs

2009.73.1

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.

2008.17.2

Two minidisk recodings of the Feis Old New Year ceilidh at the Rural Centre on 12/1/2008.

Two minidisk recordings of the Feis Old New Year ceilidh held in the Cobbled Cow at the Rural Centre on 12 January 2008. (As master copies, given to Dr Holliday)

2007.55.1

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 386, 3/2/2007.

Local news and events including the new business venture Tiree Fitness Solutions, the Tiree night at the Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow, the touch screen information service, and updates from Tiree Broadband, Tiree Rural Development and TEAR.

2004.205.1

Mini-disk recording of Elsa Campbell and Jane Allan talking to Dr John Holliday in Vaul in December 2004.

Elsa Campbell and Jane Allan of Vaul talk to Dr John Holliday in December 2004 about their memories of coming to Tiree on holiday from 1947 onwards, the ferry and plane, ceilidhs and board and lodgings in Vaul and Heanish.

1998.294.1

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.

2001.7.1

Audio cassette recording of the Old New Year Ceilidh in 2001.

Old New Year Ceilidh (Cèilidh na Caillein) held in the Scarinish Hotel on 13th January 2001, introduced by Jessie Gray and featuring the Cornaig Ceilidh Band, Iain MacKinnon and his son Kenneth on the bagpipes, singers Wilma Kennedy, James Macleod of Heylipol and John Campbell of Cornaigbeg, Dr John Holliday and his daughter Sarah on the flute and fiddle, singers Willie MacLean of Balinoe and Bernie Smith of Hynish, step-dancer Wilma Kennedy accompanied by John Holliday on the flute and a vote of thanks from Neil Munn of Middleton.

2001.7.2

Audio cassette recording of the Old New Year Ceilidh in 2001.

Old New Year Ceilidh (Cèilidh na Caillein) held in the Scarinish Hotel on 13th January 2001, introduced by Jessie Gray and featuring the Cornaig Ceilidh Band, Iain MacKinnon and his son Kenneth on the bagpipes, singers Wilma Kennedy, James Macleod of Heylipol and John Campbell of Cornaigbeg, Dr John Holliday and his daughter Sarah on the flute and fiddle, singers Willie MacLean of Balinoe and Bernie Smith of Hynish, step-dancer Wilma Kennedy accompanied by John Holliday on the flute and a vote of thanks from Neil Munn of Middleton.