Tiree Memories Calendar 2017, by Alec Walker. Includes photographs of Stewart Langley 1991, aerial view of the Co-op 1979, Kate MacDonald (Ceit Chalein) 1958, Scarinish harbour shoreside houses 1953, Ruairidh Lachainn and Domhnall Lachainn ca 1930, ferry ‘Iona’ 1991, Duncan & Margaret MacInnes 1991, Archie MacArthur (Eairdsidh Mor) and Margaret & Norman MacIvor 1990, two Regatta boats and sailors 1985, MacKinnon family at the Farmhouse in Balemartine 1924, mini cooper being loaded off ferry 1934, group of crofters at the Agricultural Show in 1968, Captain John MacDonald, ca 1970.
Photocopy of a typed transcript of a taped interview with sisters Margaret MacKinnon and Katie MacKinnon, Heanish, by Calum MacKinnon of Seattle (and Balinoe), in 1991 at Braeside, Heanish.
Extract: “Auntie Maggie and Auntie Katie agreed to do this tape interview with me on a cold April’s day in 1991. I had dropped by Braeside on the way back from a buisness trip in Europe. It was mostly Auntie Maggie who did the talking with Katie chipping in with the odd comment. They talked about their childhood living on the island and life during the war years.”
Click here to view transcript 2016.45.1
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 419, 21/6/08
Local news: Dance Olympics at Tiree High School; butterflies; interview with Tony McEwen, Crossapol; progress of water supply upgrade; football training tour; SWRI Federation Show; social work staff awarded; bumblebees; Iain MacKinnon, Hillcrest, appointed as TRD Community Conservation Officer; Oban to islands air service; retiral of Morag MacKenzie from `Meals on Wheels`; Discover Tiree`s visitor information touch screens; Tiree Community Trust news: Crossapol enterprise zone, wave classic; harbour study, access, design guide, affordable housing, youth work, directors, staff, wind turbine (Tilley).
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 421, 19/7/08
Local news including forthcoming agricultural show; invasive seaweed on boats; school news and awards; cut in housing budget for Argyll & Bute; Tiree Experience bus tours; A&B local plans published; an `Interview with God`; high fuel prices; bumblebees.
Pot chain from a ruined house at The Land, Barrapol
Black-painted metal pot chain / slàbhraidh found in the chimney of a ruined thatched house (Tigh Thearlaich Bhruin) at The Land, Barrapol. Given to Ailean Boyd by William MacNeill (Uilleam an Tailleir). Includes a note handwritten by Ailean Boyd and dated 30.3.1972.
Brass rubbing from Kirkapol Church
Length of white linen depicting a broadsword on an ornated background. Painted in brown and black from a brass rubbing made by Fiona MacKinnon, Kirkapol, in Kirkapol Church, ca 2008. Originally stretched over a wooden frame and used as a curtain pelmet.
Booklet `Winds of Change` 2004
Booklet about the history of housing and house design on Tiree. Researched by Dr John Holliday for a summer exhibition at An Iodhlann.