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DVD copy of two television programmes about windsurfing on Tiree in the 1980s.

(1) Tiree Wave Classic windsurfing competition at the Maze, Balevullin, Travee and Gott Bay, 1987. Includes hay stooks in the field, Struthan Store, the Post Bus, the Coop Foodstore, the Reading Room/An Iodhlann and the old community hall at Crossapol. With appearances by Ailig MacArthur, Heylipol; Rev G Donaldson; PC Neil Morrison; Roddy MacKay, Balemartine; John Neil Brown, Cornaigbeg; Hugh MacLean; Iain MacArthur, Sandaig; ‘Bear’ MacKinnon; Lachie Cameron; Gordon Donald, Met Office; Fiona Munn, Kenovay.

(2) ‘Riding the Waves…Catching the Wind’, Wave Sailing Campionship, 1989. Includes the Maze, Travee, the Coop Foodstore, Loch Bhasapol, prize-giving in the old community hall. Appearances by ? Langley; Cathie Omand, Coop Manager; Brian Milne, Scarinish; PC Martin Penny; Willie Angus Maclean (?), Cornaigmore; Mark Beese, Kilmoluaig; Iain MacDonald, Kilmoluaig and Bruce Kemp, Balinoe.


DVD of a tribute to Gordon Connell`s accordion teaching on Tiree, 2013

DVD of a tribute to accordion teachers made by MG Alba in Gaelic to be screened at Feis Thiriodh 2013, beginning with Gordon Connell, Crossapol, who has been teaching accordion at Tiree High School since the 1970s. Includes footage of Tiree landscapes, dancing in the old community hall, a photograph of Murray Omand, and interviews with Angus MacPhail, Ruaig, Flora MacPhail, Ruaig, Dr John Holliday, Balephuil, and Alastair MacLean (Billy the Box), Barrapol.


Booklet of architect`s sketch proposals of the new community hall `An Talla`

Booklet of architect`s glossy colour sketch proposals of the new community hall `An Talla`. February 2009. Includes sections on design approach, site organistion, environmental strategy, site layout, elevations and illustrative view.


Collection of papers relating to the the failed `first new hall` Taigh Cruinneachadh Thiriodh and activities of the Tiree Working Group.

Large, boxed collection of papers, documents, letters, fliers, leaflets, articles and blueprints relating to the planning and funding of the failed new community hall `Taigh Cruinneachadh Thiriodh – Tiree Gathering House`. Papers relating to various projects spearheaded by the Tiree Working Group.


Photograph of the old community hall at Crossapol in 2000

Colour photograph of the old community hall at Crossapol in 2000. The old hall was opened in 1960, demolished in 2001 and replaced by the new hall `An Talla` in 2004. (Original stored with 9 other photos of the old hall in filing cabinet 9 drawer 2)