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Colour photograph of the Cattle Show Dance in Whitehouse in 2000.

The Cattle Show Dance at Whitehouse in 2000 photographed by Ron Hutchison. L-R: Donald MacKinnon, Balephetrish; Ann Johnston, Middleton; Dr John Holliday, Baugh; Iain Brown, Crossapol.



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).


Newspaper cutting `Community Spotlight on Tiree`, 1993

Oban Times feature articles about Tiree: (1) `Long live Gaelic` – the Gaelic medium Unit at Tiree High School with photograph, (2) Photograph of Tiree SWRI: L-R: (back) Fiona MacKinnon, Kirkapol; Mary Ann MacDonald, Heanish; Anneen Black, Ruaig; ?; ?; Mary Davies, Crossapol; Margaret Green, Mannal; (front) ?; Isabel Weatherston, Scarinish; Sandra Tester, Balinoe; ?, (3) `Tiree`s medal man` – about Norman MacIver and his collection of 975 medals and trophies for dancing, with photograph, (4) `Island music tour` – Glasgow-based rock bank Wanted visit Tiree, funded by EC Leader, (5) `Prize-winning pupil` – Duncan Hunter, Cornaigmore, won the GRAB logo competition with a photograph of himself being presented with a cheque for £100 by Isabel MacKay, manageress of the Co-op, (6) `Co-op man selected` – Andy Hayes represented the Scottish Co-op at an educational conference in Germany, with photo, (7) `Playgroup smiles` – photograph of Tiree`s English playgroup, (8) `Winning recipe` – Short article about Mabel MacArthur`s carrageen pudding, (9) `Ceilidh band play for the elderly` – photograph of Cornaig Ceilidh Band at Tigh a` Rudha.


Extract from `Comhlan Dannsa nan Eileanach` – `The First Quadrille`

Seven descriptions from various sources of how to dance a quadrille.