Tag Archives: water supply and hygiene

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2011.14.6

Photograph of the windmill that pumped water to Cornaig School during the 1970s

Black & white photograph of the windmill on the shore of Loch Bhasapol that pumped water to header tanks at Cornaig School. Danny Gillespie in the foreground was preparing the windmill for demolition when the photo was taken during the 1970s. Sitting next to Danny is Iain Baker (son of the policeman, Jimmy Baker), with Bobby MacLean (Bobby Mhialuim) in the background.

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2005.158.1

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 356, 12/11/2005.

Local news and events including the community wind turbine, The Royal Bank`s fundraising event, article by councillor Ian Gillies, changes to CalMac`s discount scheme for disabled drivers, nomination of Skipinnish for Dance Band of the Year award and an article about tea tree oil.

2000.61.15

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1968-25.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin) of Balephuil sings a song about the loss of a sailor, talks about the exploits of Donald Lamont of Ruaig, funeral customs, a type of kilt worn on Tiree, playing shinty on Sundays, whey-making, a well Tobar na Naoi Beò, sings three Gaelic songs, talks about games old men would play with young lads, recites a verse of a song about the Balephuil drowning, tells and anecdote about what his father believed, sings a humorous song about Calum MacArthur in Glasgow, talks about the Balemartine bard, gives a saying about guns, sings a Gaelic song and another by John MacLean, tells a story about a fool and his gold, a humorous anecdote about his great-grandmother, sings four more Gaelic songs, tells a story about sighting fairies and another about a sailing disaster and sings another Gaelic song.

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Mini-disk SA1968/25.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin) of Balephuil sings a song about the loss of a sailor, talks about the exploits of Donald Lamont of Ruaig, funeral customs, a type of kilt worn on Tiree, playing shinty on Sundays, whey-making, a well Tobar na Naoi Beò, sings three Gaelic songs, talks about games old men would play with young lads, recites a verse of a song about the Balephuil drowning, tells and anecdote about what his father believed, sings a humorous song about Calum MacArthur in Glasgow, talks about the Balemartine bard, gives a saying about guns, sings a Gaelic song and another by John MacLean, tells a story about a fool and his gold, a humorous anecdote about his great-grandmother, sings four more Gaelic songs, tells a story about sighting fairies and another about a sailing disaster and sings another Gaelic song.

2000.16.1

Audio cassette recording of Donneil Kennedy talking to Dr John Holliday in January 2000.

Donneil Kennedy talks to Dr John Holliday in January 2000 about his earliest memories in wartime Glasgow, his summer holidays in Moss and Crossapol with stories of his uncles Sandy and John, stories of the ‘Houf’ in Glasgow and Ewen McColl’s Critics group in London, the story of the septic tank on his return to Tiree, life as a building surveyor in Nigeria and finishes with two more childhood stories from Tiree. (Continued on AC196)

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