Tag Archives: geese


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. 418, 7/6/08

Local news: Tiree 10K; An Iodhlann re-opens; interview with Elaine Hutchinson; air link between Oban and islands; Helen Thompson professional kite-surfer; `Tiree Experience` day tour; the Tiree Association; architecture awards; MacLeans of Tiree and New Zealand; kite-building competition (goose scarers); `Pipathon`; closure of Craft Shop, Kenovay.


Photograph of a man feeding geese outside a house, ca 1975

Black & white photograph of a white-haired man feeding two white geese outside a black-roofed house around 1975. On the reverse of the photograph was written “The `bodachan` himself with Francie and Josie the two geese. It`s no very good of me but the house looks fine”. (Original stored in filing cabinet 9 drawer 4)



Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 213, 15/1/2000.

Local news and events including articles about the ferry and plane services, Social Work, the millennium celebrations, the goose count and news from the school, RSPB and Argyll College.


Audio cassette recording of Archie John MacLean, Heylipol talking to Maggie Campbell in 2000.

Archie John MacLean of Heylipol talks to Maggie Campbell in 2000 about the changes in crofting especially the decline in cultivation, the work done at different times of the year, fertilisers and machinery, problems with geese, cattle breeding, BSE, the need for conservation, sheep breeding, the six farms on Tiree, dipping sheep and the associated problems, transporting animals, subsidies and quotas.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 30, 30/10/1991.

Local news including complaints about CalMac`s services, the new hall committee, articles about geese and corncrakes by Andy Knight, RSPB, delay of implementation of new food regulations, Kilmoluaig – part 3 by Sandy MacKinnon, Murray Omand`s retirement and news from the golf and regatta clubs.