Tag Archives: football

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2014.115.25

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 457,  Christmas 2009 (colour edition)

Local news: report on Senior Citizens’ Christmas party; school Christmas performance; a poem about life ‘Live It!’; report on shoebox gift hampers sent to the poor in Eastern Europe; report on the SWRI Christmas meal at the Lodge Hotel; RSPB information; Christmas messages; Christmas message from Rev Peter Williams; a missing football; Christmas colouring competition; Christmas message from Bruce Neill, locum minister; community turbine update inviting suggestions for a name for the turbine [Tilley].

2018.54.4

Collection of 36 original colour photographs, including the Reading Room and first exhibitions, Whitehouse Cattle Show, houses Taigh a’ Bhochdainn and Lag nan Cruach before renovation, ploughing demonstration, Tiree district nurses, Tiree football team ca. 1999. Most are catalogued separately (see 2018.54.5 – 27).

2018.29.2

Printed email containing information and 26 colour photographs of ex-Scotland footballer Johnny MacKenzie (1925-2017), Caoles, as a guest of honour at a friendly football game between Derry City and Barcelona, at the Brandywell in August 2003. One accessioned individually (see 2018.29.1 – Y100), the others saved as a computer file.

2018.29.1

Colour photograph of ex-Scotland footballer Johnny MacKenzie (1925-2017), Caoles, with his wife Betty and two Derry City supporters at a friendly game with Barcelona in the Brandywell on 12th August 2003.

“Johnny was a hero to all Derry City supporters. He joined the club in 1964 and, with his great help, we won the IFA cup and the League the following year. When we played Barcelona in a friendly game in 2003 (Ronaldinho the world’s most expensive player at the time played that night), Johhny and Betty were invited over from Scotland as our guests. But the biggest reception was for Johnny was as he came on the pitch at half time to a rapturous reception from our supporters. Johnny and his wife Betty were guests of honour at the game and also at the banquet the night before. Having played for Derry City, Johnny once said, “I wish I could turn the clock back to those days. Derry was a second home to me.” “ David Doherty, 12 July 2017

2014.45.1

Photograph of Ruaig boys football team, 1928

Sepia photograph of a group of boys posing with a football at Ruaig (School?) in 1928. L-R standing: Donald MacLean, Sliabh, Ruaig; Lachie MacLean, Vaul; Donald MacDonald, Brock; Alfie Walker, Ruaig; Archie MacFadyen, Caoles; John MacFadyen, Caoles. L-R crouched: James Graham, Vaul; Iain MacLean, Caoles, Willie MacIntosh, Caoles; Jim MacLeod; Lachie MacFadyen, Caoles. Off picture on the left is Headmaster Mr MacLeod.

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