Tiree: In The Wake of Gonzalo

On Monday the 20th of October (2014) it was reported, ‘Remnants of hurricane Gonzalo are set to arrive in Britain later on Monday bringing strong winds and heavy rain . . . it will reach north-western parts of Britain late in the evening, with gusts up to 45mph over north-western parts of Scotland by midnight, […]

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Tiree: Caring and Generous

An Auction of various promises (as well as a silent auction) was held at An Talla in aid of Curam’s Resource Club, Tiree. Set in Roman times the auction was firmly rooted in Tiree and spoke volumes of a caring, generous community. Kate MacCallum introduced the evening’s events with Will Wright serving as a quick thinking, […]

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Tiree Remembers

At 3:00pm on Saturday the 8th of November, on a sunny but breezy afternoon, members of the community gathered for an act of Remembrance as wreaths were laid at the Memorial close to Pier Road. The short service was led by the Rev Elspeth Maclean of the Church of Scotland with the Pastor of the […]

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Tiree: Wild Weather

Last night, following yesterday’s warm sunshine, we went to bed around midnight with the confirmation that today’s ferry was cancelled due to the high winds that were making their presence felt. Several times during the night we woke to the sound of wind lashing against our south facing bedroom window. At 7am the wind was […]

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