Local news: National Mod participants then and now; Team 15 junior wind surfing event at Loch Bhasapol; report on the Tiree Wave Classic and Coll Challenge; report on the campervan public meeting by Ian Sharp; report on the voluntary parking permit scheme by Gordon Scott; councillor’s apology; community wind turbine update; interest free loans for home energy efficiency through the community Powerdown project; call for volunteers to run Youth Club; forthcoming Halloween party; forthcoming military excercise around Tiree; NHS family excercise programme.
Softback book ‘Hebridean Dances: Dannsa nan Eileanach’ by Ceitidh Anna NicFhionghuin, Ceiteag Chaimbeul & Mairead NicNeill of Comhlan Dannsa nan Eileanach, 1995. Detailed instructions for dances from the Hebrides and the West Coast of Scotland.
Softback book ‘Highland Balls and Village Halls: A Look At The Scot And His Dancing’ by G. W. Lockhart, 1985. Dances, venues, musicians, tartan and dress, as well as the steps of the most important dances.
DVD of a tribute to Gordon Connell`s accordion teaching on Tiree, 2013
DVD of a tribute to accordion teachers made by MG Alba in Gaelic to be screened at Feis Thiriodh 2013, beginning with Gordon Connell, Crossapol, who has been teaching accordion at Tiree High School since the 1970s. Includes footage of Tiree landscapes, dancing in the old community hall, a photograph of Murray Omand, and interviews with Angus MacPhail, Ruaig, Flora MacPhail, Ruaig, Dr John Holliday, Balephuil, and Alastair MacLean (Billy the Box), Barrapol.
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.
Colour photograph of people dancing in An Talla during the A` Bhuain homecoming for the Tiree diaspora in spring 2006. L-R: unknown; unknown; Jessie Gray, Balemartine; unknown; Flora MacLean, Druimfraoich; Louise MacDougall, Scarinish; Liz and Danny Lapsley, Caoles; unknown; Michael Holliday, Baugh (background); Jaclyn Langley, Scarinish (background); unknown dancing with Lynsey Gray, Balemartine. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.