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2004.19.1

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 313, 21/2/2004.

Local news and events including a wind turbine for the new hall, letter from the factor A. Montgomery to MSP George Lyon re community buyout of Tiree, the cattle sale on 14/2/2004, relocation of civil service jobs to Tiree and news from the Tiree Heritage Society and the school.

2001.107.1.1

Three newspaper cuttings about Ian MacLeod, Chief Executive Officer of Celtic F.C., 2001

Newspaper articles about Ian MacLeod, son of Morag MacLeod, Tiree. (1) The appointment of Ian MacLeod as Chief Executive of Celtic F. C., (2) Sunday Mail article of 4/3/2001 about his appointment, (3) Sport Times article about his appointment.

2001.174.1

Audio cassette recording of Bernie Smith, Hynish talking to Maggie Campbell in October 2001.

Bernie Smith of Hynish talks to Maggie Campbell in October 2001 about coming to Tiree aged four or five, his schooling at Balemartine, the Balephuil tragedy, his teachers and learning Gaelic, going to Glasgow at 16 to become a joiner, working with a plumber on Tiree, his boyhood, Sabbath observance, dances, changes at the airport, people in Balephuil, competing in the Mod, fishing and the Tiree bards; Bernie sings two Gaelic songs.

2001.160.1

Audio cassette recording of Alasdair MacInnes of Ruaig talking to Maggie Campbell in September 2001.

Alasdair MacInnes of Ruaig talks to Maggie Campbell in September 2001 about his work at the airport, CAA standards and training, daily runway inspections, the paperwork involved, the staff required, checks on the fire engines and equipment, the weather, the runways, emergencies, training simulations and the importance of the air link to islanders.

2000.198.1

Audio cassette recording of Donald Kennedy, Balevullin talking to Maggie Campebll in 2000.

Donald Kennedy (Dòmhnall Eachainn) of Balevullin talks to Maggie Campbell in 2000 about the people who used to live in Balevullin, the mill and sawmill, shipwrecks, carrageen, the shops, the roads in the area, where they went and who lived there, sea captains, his own time at sea and the changes he’s seen.

2000.205.1

Audio cassette recording of Ethel MacCallum of Tiree and Inverary talking to Maggie Campbell in 2000.

Ethel MacCallum of Tiree and Inverary talks to Maggie Campbell in 2000 about arriving in Tiree in 1943 aged six, the Post Office where she stayed, her schooling, working on the croft and in the Post Office and later at Inverary Castle, finding her brother and meeting her husband; Ethel sings a psalm and three Gaelic songs – Catriona Og, Tir a’ mhurainn, Tilleadh an t-eilean as boidhche fon ghrein – giving details of who wrote them and why.

2000.120.1

Audio cassette recording of Hector MacKinnon, Kilkenneth talking to Maggie Campbell in May 2000.

Hector MacKinnon of Kilkenneth talks to Maggie Campbell in May 2000 about the people who used to live in Kilkenneth, their relations and employment, how the roads used to be and the large numbers of horses, the self-sufficiency of people in his young days, Land Leagues, wells, leaving Kilkenneth aged 18, the emigration to Canada after the Glassary closed, the fall in the population of Moss, the Tiree bards and the size of families.Tha Eachann Mhic Fhiongain a Cille Choinneach a’ bruidhinn ri Magaidh Chaimbeul anns a’ Mhàigh 2000 mu na daoine a b’ àbhaist a bhi fuireach ann an Cille Choinneach, an càirdean agus an dreuchd aca, staid na rathaidean o chionn fhada agus an àireamh mhòr eich a bh’ ann, cho fèin-bhith ’s bha daoine ann an làithean òige, ‘Land Leagues’, tobraichean, a’ fàgail Cille Choinneach mar a bha e ochd bliadhna deug a dh’ aois, daoine fàgail an dùthaich a’ dol gu Canada an dèidh do ’n Glasairidh dùnadh, cho beag de dhaoine a th’ anns a’ Mhòinteach, na bàird Thirisdich agus meud na teaghlaichean.

2000.65.1

Audio cassette recording of Jessie MacKinnon of Mannal talking to Maggie Campbell in March 2000.

Jessie MacKinnon (Jessie Lachainn) of Mannal talks to Maggie Campbell in March 2000 about the people who used live in Mannal; the teachers at Balemartine School; milking and shepherds; her 40 years of service with a doctor’s family in Glasgow; the changes in the way people dress now; the fishing from Mannal and Balemartine; the Cattle Show, regattas and sports in the summer; her holidays; the shop in Mannal; making butter, cheese and scones; ministers. Tha Seasaidh Lachainn Phàdraig a Manal a’ bruidhinn ri Magaidh Chaimbeul ann Am Mart 2000 mu na daoine a b’ àbhaist a bhi fuireach ann am Manal, tidsearan ann an sgoil Bhaile Mhàrtainn, bleoghainn agus cìobairean; an da fhichead bliadhna a bha i na shearbhanta aig teaghlach dotair ann an Glaschu, an t-atharrachadh ann an dòigh sgeadaich aig daoine an-nis; an t-iasgach a mach a Manal agus Baile Mhàrtainn; Fèis Cruidh, rèis bhàtaichean agus spòrs anns an t-samhradh; na soar-làithean aice; am bùth ann am Manal; deànamh ìm, càise agus bonnaich; ministeirean.