Tag Archives: corncrakes


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 447, 24/07/2009

Local news: report on the meeting to discuss the Crofters’ Reform Bill; article about Skerryvore’s debut at ‘T in the Park’; forthcoming launch of Skippinish’s live album; Michael Holliday’s article promoting a public event exhibiting Tiree building design; interview with Operations Director of Atlantic Edge Hotels which now runs both the Scarinish and Lodge hotels; opening of new guest house ‘Rockvale’ at Balephetrish; letters to the editor about a visitor’s perspective of island culture, Angus MacPhail’s interview for the Oban Times, and a drunk driving incident; invitation from Strathclyde Police for potential Special Constables to come forward; Job Centre visit to Tiree; RSPB news; corncrake in the office; article by Alan Reid MP; community Powerdown home energy check; responsible access to Tiree’s beaches; conserving water supplies; Tiree Regatta advertisement.


Collection of poems about Tiree by author Donald Murray, 2011

Collection of 15 English poems written by Donald Murray (author of `The Guga Hunters`) during his visit to Tiree in summer 2011. Donald has Tiree ancestors and comes from Lewis. Subjects include corncrakes, family, houses, cattle, Skerryvore lighthouse, machair, St. Patricks Chapel, wartime, travelling around Argyll, hares. Includes a covering letter from Donald to An Iodhlann.


Periodical `The Coll Magazine`, No. 10, 1992.

Articles about the lairds of Coll, holiday-makers, extract from the diary of a Swiss visitor in 1807, the school, corncrakes, the pier, Campbell of Cornaig, names, RSPB, missionary Malcolm MacDonald, midges and the Community Council among others.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 327, 18/9/2004.

Local news and events including the new doctor Vicky Pringle, letter from Councillor Ian Gillies about the ferry service, An Talla AGM and news from the youth club, RSPB and the school.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No 321, 12/6/2004.

Local news and events including An Talla opening events, the Crofters Commisssion board meeting, the Scarecrow Day at the Rural Centre, Skipinnish Records` third CD, sea tours to Skerryvore and news from the RSPB, Tiree Community Business, the Football Club and the school.