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Audio cassette recording of BBC Reidio nan Gaidheal programme recorded in 2001.

Recording of BBC Rèidio nan Gàidheal programme about (side A) with Kenneth MacIver and Morag MacDonald touring with Ailig MacArthur to Heylipol, the radar station at West Hynish where they talk to Roddy Campbell, Tiree High School where they talk to pupils John Angus MacKinnon, Iona Brown and Karen MacKinnon and teacher Flora MacPhail, to Gott and Donald MacIntyre, crofter, horse-breeder, blacksmith and boat-builder; (side B) Kenneth and Morag talk to crofters Archie Brown and Jean MacCallum, to Dr John Holliday about An Iodhlann, to Maggie Campbell about her fieldwork, to Josie Brown and John MacKinnon about the Hynish Centre. Clàr BBC Rèidio nan Gàidheal program (taobh A) le Coinneach ’ic Iomhair agus Mòrag Dhòmhnallach air chuairt le Ailig ’ic Artair as a’ Chruairtean gu Stèisean an Reudar anns na Cuiltean far an robh iad a’ còmhradh ri Ruairidh Caimbeul, gu Ard Sgoil Thiriodh far an do bhruidhinn iad ri sgoilearan agus an tidsear Fionnghal Nic Phàil, gu Gott agus Dòmhnall Mac an t-Saoir, croitear, fear àrach eich, gobha agus fear togail sgòthan; (taobh B) tha Coinneach agus Mòrag a’ bruidhinn ris na croitearan Èairdsidh Mhic’IlleDhuinn agus Sìne Nic Chaluim, ris an Dotair Holliday mun Iodhlann, ri Magaidh Chaimbeul mun obair aice agus ri Josie Nic’IlleDhuinn agus Iain ’ic Fhionghain mu thogalaichean Haoidhnis.


Audio cassette recording of Charlie MacLeish talking to Maggie Campbell on 19/9/2001 at his home in Sandaig .

Charlie MacLeish of Sandaig talks to Maggie Campbell in September 2001 about his childhood memories of Tiree in the 1940s, the people and the houses in Sandaig and how the place has changed since he was a boy; Charlie also talks the plane and ferries services and how they have changed.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 3, Summer 1984 (2 copies).

Local news including the condition of the mains water, the repair of the Baugh memorial, the Local Plan for Mull, Coll and Tiree which proposes replacing the ferry link with Oban with one to Tobermory, the opening of the Skerryvore Museum at the Signalling Tower in Hynish, crofting statistics, news from the Boys Brigade, Vaul Golf Club, WRI, the scouts, the school and the churches.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 9, 13/6/1990.

Local news including CalMac`s 1991 summer timetable, the new bilingual unit at the school, the Sandaig museum run by the Hebridean Trust, the school swimming trip and annual clean-up, the visit by ex-RAF Tiree airmen and an article in Gaelic about Lady Victoria Campbell by Mary Flora Campbell.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 43, 27/5/1992.

Local news including the disposal of sewage, improvements to the sheltered houses, public transport, the newsletter of the Tiree Working Group `Enterprise Tiree`, the thatched house museum at Sandaig and an article about gardening by Bobby and Peggy Cameron.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 49, 28/10/1992.

Local news including the extra turn-around time required by the ferry unload hay lorries, fluoridation of the water supply, the opening of the Sandaig museum and an article about gardening in Moss.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 63, 8/6/1993.

Local news including appeals against Council Tax Banding, the proposed privatisation of CalMac, the value of regular exercise by the doctor, Kilkenneth 4 by Sandy MacKinnon, the weather, SNH grants, Gaelic Partnerships, the Corncrake Intitiative, BBC visit to Hynish, and news from the feis, Sandaig museum and the windsurfing club.