Scale model of a dipping lug-sail boat the ‘Islean Thiriodh’ built for David Hepburn, Scarinish and Oban, by an “old” east coast fisherman, and based on David’s boat the ‘Eilean Thiriodh’ which was built by Colin Evans, Barcaldine, in 1998. The Eilean Thiriodh won several races in the Tiree Regattas.
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.
Gaelic poem ‘Cumha do Dhonnachadh‘ composed by Hector MacArthur, Moss, following the tragic drowning of his brother Duncan MacArthur, who was going to compete at the annual Tiree Regatta in July 1954.
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Colour photograph of dipping lug-sail boats in sail during the Balemartine (Balevullin?) regatta in July 1991. (Original stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1)
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 417, 24/5/08
Local news: call for information on skate; interview with Fiona Maxwell, Kenovay; photography competition; nature in schools; biodiversity; improvements to Oban-Glasgow bus service; Goose Management Scheme; Tiree Trust news; Tiree Regatta Club; champion Ruaig bullock.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 423, 16/8/08
Local news: report on Tiree Regatta 2008; interview with teacher Brian Milne; Bord na Gaildhlig Chief steps down; CalMac appoints new Public Affairs Manager; A&B council leader meets with MSP; SNH report about huge support for Scotland`s wild land; photographs from summer events.
Annotated OS map of Coll and Tiree, 1947-1951
1947 Ordnance Survey map of Coll and Tiree used by David Renfrew (Glasgow) during a visit to Tiree with his girlfriend and her parents in 1951. The map is annoted with straight lines and crosses for “ship 1”, “ship 2” and “ship 3” across the sea between Tiree, Coll and the Treshnish Isles, the purpose of which are unknown.