Tag Archives: employment

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2014.115.15

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 447, 24/07/2009

Local news: report on the meeting to discuss the Crofters’ Reform Bill; article about Skerryvore’s debut at ‘T in the Park’; forthcoming launch of Skippinish’s live album; Michael Holliday’s article promoting a public event exhibiting Tiree building design; interview with Operations Director of Atlantic Edge Hotels which now runs both the Scarinish and Lodge hotels; opening of new guest house ‘Rockvale’ at Balephetrish; letters to the editor about a visitor’s perspective of island culture, Angus MacPhail’s interview for the Oban Times, and a drunk driving incident; invitation from Strathclyde Police for potential Special Constables to come forward; Job Centre visit to Tiree; RSPB news; corncrake in the office; article by Alan Reid MP; community Powerdown home energy check; responsible access to Tiree’s beaches; conserving water supplies; Tiree Regatta advertisement.

2017.26.1

Softback book ‘Correspondence from July, 1846, to February, 1847, Relating to the Measures Adopted for the Relief of the Distress in Scotland…’ Great Britain Treasury, 2012. Government correspondence about Famine Relief in the Highlands. Includes separate index listing references to Tiree.

Click here to view index 2017.26.1 Tiree references

2005.72.2

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 346, 25/6/2005.

Local news and events including Rosemary Omand`s 35 years service at the bank, Tiree`s team in Stramash`s Adventure Race, `Take the Floor` recorded at An Talla, houses for sale at the Tank Farm, Kate Brown and Neil MacCallum`s wedding, article by Councillor Ian Gillies, report on the Tiree Association AGM, the `Raising Cain` gig, the WRI sponsored walk and news from the Golf Club, Youth Club and Tiree Community Broadband.

2005.42.1

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 341, 19/4/2005.

Local news and events including Skipinnish Records winning a Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2005 award, the Tiree Design Guide workshop, the `3rd option` conference attended by school pupils, and news about the Crossapol Environmental Project and Scarinish harbour and Gott Bay pier developments.

2000.61.2

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1953-85.

Hector MacLean (Eachann Ban) talks about funeral customs; the story of `Blar nan Sguab`; a premonition of cars; the building of the wall at Crossapol; stories of a hand and a money box and about stealing the goodness from milk; stories about fairies, water-horses and mermaids; how emigrants had to leave their cattle at Island House; spinning sìoman; harvest customs; Iain Kennedy and his stories; droving; coal boats; whisky making; a story about a wolf and a fox; shebeens and his work as a steward.

2000.61.25

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1974-77.

Hector Kennedy of Kilkenneth talks about the first electric torch on the island, weather forecasting, using burning peat as a torch, Donald Kennedy – Rìgh na Mòintich, Land Leagues, Rev. MacNiven, the occupations of his family, crofting, kelp, food, the shops, Anna Dhuireach and describes two farmers.

2000.61.50

Mini-disk SA1974/77.

Hector Kennedy of Kilkenneth talks about the first electric torch on the island, weather forecasting, using burning peat as a torch, Donald Kennedy – Rìgh na Mòintich, Land Leagues, Rev. MacNiven, the occupations of his family, crofting, kelp, food, the shops, Anna Dhuireach and describes two farmers.

2004.175.3

Photocopied letter from Patagonia dated 5/6/1913 to George Paterson.

Letter from the accountant of `Compania Frigorifica de Patagonia` dated 5th June 1913 to George Paterson in Tiree sending £28 from his father Donald, the company`s stock approver, for two passages from Liverpool to Patagonia.

2004.175.4

Photocopied letter dated 14/7/1917 from Donald Paterson in Patagonia to his son.

Letter dated 14th July 1917 from Donald Paterson in Patagonia to his son promising to send him £30 for his fare to Patagonia where he can work as a shepherd and see his brother Dannie and his sister Sarah who is in the Falklands.

1998.291.1

Audio cassette recording of Johnny MacKenzie of Caoles talking to Dr John Holliday in September 1998.

Johnny MacKenzie of Caoles talks to Dr John Holliday in September 1998 about his early years in Tiree and Glasgow, his career as a football player with Partick Thistle, the war years and playing football in the army, the teams he played for, the staff, players, management and support at Partick Thistle, conditions and kit, diet and routine before and after playing, great players and partnerships, travelling and playing for Scotland, injuries and the game today and his memories after retiring from football.

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