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Audio cassette recording of two ceilidhs.

“Am phiob an bosca `s am fhidheal” (1979). Murray Omand and Gordon Connel on accordions, John Currie on the bagpipes, songs by May Margaret MacDonald, Iain MacLeod, Lachie MacFarlane and Archie MacEachern. Side A: P.M. Willie Gray, Lady Lever Park, Miss Mary Douglas, Miss Campbell of Saddel, Angus MacLeod, A Chailean Mhaiseach Dhonn, Fagail Braigh Bhalla, Tir mo Graidh, Dornoch Links, Ter-Bus, Balachan Ban, Castle Kennedy, Battle of the Somme. Side B: Soraid Leis an Ait, Fagaiv an Bata a Phort-righ, Mull of the Cool High Bens, Farewell to the Tay, P.M. Iain Maclennan, Scottish Horse, Whistling Rufus. “Ceum Ur” (1978) Campbell Brown, Ewan MacKinnon, Neil MacLean and Angus MacPherson on accordions, Come by the Hills, Castle Dangerous. Song by Myra Gillespie (Brown): Cadal Cha Dean Mi. Side B: Murray Omand and Gordon Connell on accordions (other musicians not identified).


Newspaper cutting `Community Spotlight on Tiree`, 1993

Oban Times feature articles about Tiree: (1) `Long live Gaelic` – the Gaelic medium Unit at Tiree High School with photograph, (2) Photograph of Tiree SWRI: L-R: (back) Fiona MacKinnon, Kirkapol; Mary Ann MacDonald, Heanish; Anneen Black, Ruaig; ?; ?; Mary Davies, Crossapol; Margaret Green, Mannal; (front) ?; Isabel Weatherston, Scarinish; Sandra Tester, Balinoe; ?, (3) `Tiree`s medal man` – about Norman MacIver and his collection of 975 medals and trophies for dancing, with photograph, (4) `Island music tour` – Glasgow-based rock bank Wanted visit Tiree, funded by EC Leader, (5) `Prize-winning pupil` – Duncan Hunter, Cornaigmore, won the GRAB logo competition with a photograph of himself being presented with a cheque for £100 by Isabel MacKay, manageress of the Co-op, (6) `Co-op man selected` – Andy Hayes represented the Scottish Co-op at an educational conference in Germany, with photo, (7) `Playgroup smiles` – photograph of Tiree`s English playgroup, (8) `Winning recipe` – Short article about Mabel MacArthur`s carrageen pudding, (9) `Ceilidh band play for the elderly` – photograph of Cornaig Ceilidh Band at Tigh a` Rudha.

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