Local news: Tiree Pipe Band wins Strathaven Gala shield; Feis Thiriodh 2009 schedule; Atlantic Rising project starts on Tiree; Tiree Community Broadband update; Tiree Open golf competition; Team Tiree moonwalk; Strathclyde police officials visit by helicopter; use of passing places by motorists; Baugh Church re-development project; funds raised by Tiree 10K events for Tiree Windsurfing Club; The Cooperative invests in Tiree food store; Saoghal nan Gaidheal / Life of the Gael 2009 – photographic competition for children to promote use of Gaelic; school news; local band Skerryvore prepare for their ‘T in the Park’ debut; Agricultural Show home industries schedule.
Local news: Tiree Community Development’s Open Day challenges; island weddings (Sian & Adam Milne, Lisa & Ali, Eilidh & Martin Hendry); visit by Waverley Paddle Steamer; A&B councillor’s ‘CalMac chaos?’; TRD’s new Powerdown Officer, Frances Woodhead; Tiree Open golf competition; An Iodhlann’s ‘Sheaves from the Stackyard’; letters to the editor – fire service, inconsiderate road users; Community Powerdown project; reporter’s notes about lunch with Ian and Patricia Sharp, Tiree is no. 2 in Lonely Planet Guide; Tiree High School parent council; promotion of Gaelic language; SWRI news; an evening of Gaelic drama; Duncan MacLean’s invitation to the Queen’s garden party; Tiree Pipe Band play at 10K; John Bowler’s RSPB news; Tiree Agricultural Show preparations.
Photograph of the Tiree Pipe Band welcoming ferry passengers in 2006
Colour photograph of the Tiree Pipe Band playing on Gott Bay pier in 2006, welcoming passengers to Tiree at the start of the A` Bhuain homecoming for diaspora, organised by An Iodhlann. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.
Manuscripts of two pipe tunes written for Robert Beck, Tiree
Two sheets of original pipe music composed for Pipe Major Robert Beck of Tiree (on his retirement?): (1) photocopy of printed manuscript entitled “Robert Beck of Tiree” composed by Pipe Major Barry Donaldson, a hornpipe, (2) photocopy of handwritten manuscript entitled “P.M.Robert Beck” by Willie MacLean, Balinoe, a slow air in waltz time.