Printed manuscript for a play in Gaelic ‘An Dileab / The Legacy’ about a man who must find a Gaelic-speaking wife in order to inherit a large sum of money. By Mabel MacArthur, Hough, 2017.
School text of Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Ceasar’ (The Octavo Texts) used by Mona MacDonald, Scarinish, in Class III of Cornaigmore High School in the 1930s. Homework passages are marked inside. Mona’s name and class are handwritten inside the front and back covers.
Typed scripts of two plays performed in Ruaig in the 1930s by Dr Ella MacDonald, Machair House: (1) One hour of Scotland – a play in six acts by E. MacDonald, (2) Mary and Martha.
DVD of two pantomimes by Tiree Dance and Drama performed on stage in 1995/96: Robinson MacCrusoe and Peter Pan. (digitised from poor quality VHS video)
Collection of nine booklets of plays and dialogues in Gaelic and English, performed by the Tiree drama group in the 1960s. Titles include (1) An Reitheachail Rathail – mock trial by sherriff and jury, (2) Cobhair às na Speuran, (3) Dealbh-chluichean Gaidhlig – Gaelic Plays, (4) Na h-Uibhean Priseil, (5) Ri Guaillibh a’ Chèile – Shoulder to Shoulder, (6) Beitidh, (7) Reiteach Moraig, (8) Na Fasain Ura, (9) Comhraidhean Gaidhlig – Gaelic Dialogues.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 433, 10/01/2009
Local news: success of Tiree Parties Committees in 2008; PC Danny Lapsley receives Queen`s Police Medal; nativity play at Tiree Parish Church; Royal Bank of Scotland fundraising success of 2008; the Sorley MacLean Trust; school environment news; sheep scab alert.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 428, 25/10/08
Local news: Wave Classic and Coll Challenge; interview with pop singer Paolo Nutini; access; Gaelic drama; SWRI meeting; interview with Becky Wright; new ambulance; Tigh a Rudha fundraiser.
Information about photographs in book `Tiree – War among the Barley and Brine`, 2013
Printed email from Wing Commander Bryn Lewis of RAF 518 Squadron giving information about the people in some of the photographs published in the book `Tiree – War among the Barley and Brine` by Mike Hughes & John Holliday, 2012. Names include: Harry Smith, Joy Sturdy, Fred Parrot, Jim Worthington, Sheila Greig, Fred MacKeown, Eddie Chapman, Georgie Porazka (nee Pickering), Bert Hopkins, Bob Bateson, Jack May, Bob Hill, Les Moorhouse, Kitty Reid, Arthur Kemsley, Leon Newman, Kay Western, Bryn Lewis, Peter Clark, Babs Hockin, Nan Hogwarth, Jean Hind, Snook Williams, Grace MacArthur, Ann MacArthur, May MacArthur. (none of the photos are held by An Iodhlann)
Photograph of the Napier Commission play at An Talla in 2006
Colour photograph of Tiree amateur actors performing scenes from a play about the Napier Commission 1883 into the living conditions and treatment of crofters during the 1800s. Directed by Mabel MacArthur and performed at An Talla during the A` Bhuain homecoming in spring 2006. On stage (L-R): Barbara MacIntyre, Gott; John Fletcher, Balemartine; John Bowler, Balephuil (as Lord Napier); unknown; Lachie Brown, Balevullin; Mark Beese, Kilmoluaig; John MacLean, Balephuil; `Bear` MacKinnon, Balinoe; Alasdair `Billy the Post`. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.
Photograph of a play about the Napier Commission in An Talla in 2006
Colour photograph of Tiree amateur actors on stage in An Talla during the A` Bhuain homecoming in spring 2006. The play was based on the Napier Commission of 1883 held to investigate the living conditions and treatment of crofters in the late 1800s. On stage are (L-R): Barbara MacIntyre, Gott; John Fletcher, Balemartine; John Bowler, Balephuil (as Lord Napier); unknown group; Danny Lapsley, Caoles; unknown at lecturn; `Bear` MacKinnon, Balinoe; Mark Beese, Kilmoluaig; John MacLean, Balephuil; Alasdair `Billy the Post`; Rebecca Wright, Heylipol; unknown children. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.