Tag Archives: ceilidhs

1998.299.1

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 their schooling and teachers, delivering telegrams, the last trip of the Mary Stewart, the start of WWII, the police service during the war, the mine that damaged the Bank House, the Embarkation Unit and the Fighter Block at Heanish, Preston Potts, a trip to Scapa Flow, the police station at Heanish, shebeens, Clann Alasdair in Baugh, the Malve, horses, Cornaig police station, ceilidhs and the Reading Room.

2000.74.1

Audio cassette recording of Janet MacIntosh talking to Maggie Campbell in March 2000.

Janet MacIntosh of Caoles and Balinoe talks to Maggie Campbell in March 2000 about her schooldays in Balemartine, her pastimes, the delivery of a telegram from Balinoe Post Office, wartime and the pictures, the funeral of 16 RAF crew members who died in a plane crash, monthly ceilidhs, dances and Gaelic plays, travelling shops, funerals, transport, gathering and cooking seafood and seaweed, and the health benefits of sea water.

2001.168.6

Audio cassette recording of BBC Reidio nan Gaidheal programme about a ceilidh in the Scarinish Hotel in 2001.

Recording of BBC Rèidio nan Gàidheal programme about a ceilidh in the Scarinish Hotel with (side A) Morven MacInnes singing Ribeanan Riamhach, Donald Archie MacPhail singing An teid thu leam gu tir a’ mhurainn, Joy Dunlop singing A’ fhleasgach òg is ceanalta, John and Sarah Holliday playing the flute and fiddle, Neil Oliver on the fiddle, Keneth MacIver talking to Dolina MacDonald, Flora MacLean, Nancy Kennedy, John MacKinnon, Lachie Brown, Ishbel MacArthur and Catriona MacLean, (side B) Alasair MacInnes talking about Tiree airport, Roddy MacKay talking CalMac services and Iain MacKinnon talking about Social Work. Program BBC Rèidio nan Gaidheal mun cèilidh ann an Taigh Òsda Sgairinis ann an 2001 le (taobh A) Morven Nic Aonghais a’ seinn Ribeanan Riamhach, Dòmhnall Eàirdsidh MacPhàil a’ seinn An teid thu leam gu tìr a’ mhurainn, Joy Dunlop a’ seinn A fhleasgach òg is ceanalta, Iain agus Sarah Holliday a’ cluich duiseal agus fidheall, Coinneach MhicIomhair a’ bruidhinn ri Doileag NicDhòmhnaill, Fionnghal NicIllEathain, Nansaidh Nic Ulraig, Iain MhicFhioghain, Lachlan MhicIlleDhuinn, Iseabail NicArtair agus Catriona NicIllEathain, (Taobh B) Alasdair MhicAonghais a’ bruidhinn mu Phort-Adhair Thiriodh, Ruairidh MhicAoidh a’ bruidhinn mu sheirbheisean CalMac agus Iain MhicFhionghain a’ bruidhinn mu Sheirbheisean Sòisealta.

2001.168.5

Audio cassette recording of BBC Reidio nan Gaidheal programme about a ceilidh in the Scarinish Hotel in 2001.

Recording of BBC Rèidio nan Gàidheal programme about a ceilidh in the Scarinish Hotel in 2001 with (side A) Kenneth MacIver and Morag MacDonald talking to John MacKinnon about Skerryvore lighthouse and renovating the Hynish complex, Catriona Campbell about the Kirkapol chapels, the local churches and the Trudgers’ Walk and Hugh MacLean about the Tiree bards; (side B) Grace MacKinnon sings Leaving Lismore, John Campbell sings Fàgail Braigh Bhalla, Angus MacPhails plays the accordion as do the Cornaigbeg Ceilidh Band, Bernie Smith sings Buain an Rannoch and Kenneth MacIver chats to Flora MacLean, Fiona Brown and Mary Brown. Clàr BBC Rèidio nan Gàidheal program mu chèilidh anns an Taigh-òsda Sgairinis ann an 2001 (taobh A) le Coinneach ’ic Iomhair agus Mòrag Dhòmhnallach a’ bruidhinn ri Iain ’ic Fhionghain mu Thaigh Solais na Sgeir Mhòr agus thogalaichean Haoidhnis, ri Catrìona Chaimbeul mu na caibealan ann an Circeabol, na h-eaglaisean ionadail agus cuairt nan ‘Trudgers’, agus ri Eòghann Mhic’Ill’Eathainn mu na Bàird Thirisdich; (taobh B) tha Giorsal Nic Fhionghain a’ seinn Fàgail Lios Mòr, Iain Caimbeul a’ seinn Fàgail Bràigh Bhalla, Aonghas Mac Phàil a’ cluich am bocsa-ciùil cho mar ri Chòmhlan-ciùil Chòrnaig Bhige, Bernie Mac a’ Ghobhainn a’ seinn Buain an Raithneach agus Coinneach ’ic Iomhair a’ còmhradh ri Fionnghal Nic’Ill’Eathainn, Fionnghal Nic’IlleDhuinn agus Màiri Nic’IlleDhuinn.

2000.199.1

Audio cassette recording of Hugh MacKinnon, Baugh and Angus MacLean, Scarinish talking to Maggie Campbell in 2000.

Hugh MacKinnon of Baugh and Angus MacLean (Aonghas Dhòmhnuill Eòghainn Mhòr) of Scarinish talk to Maggie Campbell in 2000 about the people who used to live in Baugh, the ceilidhs they had at Christmas and New Year, the decline in population, emigration to Canada, the poorhouse, Drs Hunter and Buchanan, farms, horses, other livestock and crops, furniture and house cleaning, the quarry in Baugh, the airport and World War II, the Taeping, sea captains and the changes they’ve seen. Tha Eòghann ’Ic Fhiongain as a’ Bhàgh agus Aonghas Dhòmhnuill Eòghainn Mhòr a Sgairinis a’ bruidhinn ri Magaidh Chaimbeul ann an 2000 mu na daoine a b’ àbhaist a bhi a’ fuireach anns a’ Bàgh, na ceilidhean a bha aca aig àm na Nollaige ’s a’ Bhliadhna Ùr, an dol sìos air àireamh nan daoine, daoine fàgail an dùthaich a’ dhol do Canada, taigh nam bochd, dotairean ’Ic an t-Sealgair agus Bochanan, bailtean-fearainn, eich, beathaichean eile agus bàrr, àirneis agus glanadh taighe, an gairbheal anns a’ Bhàgh, am port-adhair agus an darna cogadh, an Taeping, sgiobairean agus an t-atharrachadh a tha iad air fhaicinn.

1999.252.1

Audio cassette recording of Janet Brown of Balephuil talking to Maggie Campbell in November 1999.

Janet Brown of Balephuil talks to Maggie Campbell in November 1999 about making butter and cheese, how there was always plenty of food even if the ferry couldn’t make Tiree, different kinds of scones, how all the work had to be finished by Saturday night in order to observe the Sabbath, washing using galvanised baths and Sunlight soap, washing blankets in the burn, harvesting, how herring were plentiful, how everyone helped preparing for a wedding, ceilidhs and dancing and different kinds of stockings.

2003.64.1.1

Compilation of video clips regarding Tiree, around 1980-1990

Compilation VHS cassette tape of 10 video clips related to Tiree in Gaelic & English, from the belongings of Jim MacIntyre: (1) Dè a` Nis with Michael Holliday (00:00:00: – 00:04:47) (Jim MacIntyre Video No 86), (2) Tiree Wave Classic 1991 (00:04:50 – 00:27:05) (Jim MacIntyre Video No 100), (3) Tiree Feis Dance (00:27:09 – 00:38:06) (Jim MacIntyre Video No 14), (4) `Aig Baile` interviews with Eoghann MacIlleathain, Eachann Caimbeul, Eilidh & Ailean Caimbeul, Floraidh NicPhail, Iain Chaluim, Domhnall Caimbeul. (00:38:11 -01:07:19) (Jim MacIntyre Video No 23), (5) BBC News item about the Tiree Wave Classic. (01:07:19 -01:12:18) (Jim MacIntyre Video No 23), (6) Tiree Wave Classic 1987 (01:12:19 – 01:40:48) (Jim MacIntyre Video No 29), (7) MacLennan Motors Transport first day of operation. (01:40:54 – 01:45:15) (Jim MacIntyre Video No 21), (8) One Night on Gunna – Ross MacLennan`s 12th birthday. (01:45:28 – 02:12:09) (Jim MacIntyre Video No 21), (9) Horse Riding Demo at Caoles. (02:12:10 – 02:27:26) (Jim MacIntyre Video No 21), (10) Tiree School Sports. (02:27:26 – 02:30:23) (Jim MacIntyre Video No 21).

1997.236.1.1

Audio cassette recording of two ceilidhs.

“Am phiob an bosca `s am fhidheal” (1979). Murray Omand and Gordon Connel on accordions, John Currie on the bagpipes, songs by May Margaret MacDonald, Iain MacLeod, Lachie MacFarlane and Archie MacEachern. Side A: P.M. Willie Gray, Lady Lever Park, Miss Mary Douglas, Miss Campbell of Saddel, Angus MacLeod, A Chailean Mhaiseach Dhonn, Fagail Braigh Bhalla, Tir mo Graidh, Dornoch Links, Ter-Bus, Balachan Ban, Castle Kennedy, Battle of the Somme. Side B: Soraid Leis an Ait, Fagaiv an Bata a Phort-righ, Mull of the Cool High Bens, Farewell to the Tay, P.M. Iain Maclennan, Scottish Horse, Whistling Rufus. “Ceum Ur” (1978) Campbell Brown, Ewan MacKinnon, Neil MacLean and Angus MacPherson on accordions, Come by the Hills, Castle Dangerous. Song by Myra Gillespie (Brown): Cadal Cha Dean Mi. Side B: Murray Omand and Gordon Connell on accordions (other musicians not identified).