Tiree: The Son Has Risen!

This morning, following yesterday’s dreich weather, we woke to dark skies and heavy rain. Yet, by the time we left home (10.00am) for ‘An Talla , the sun had risen. We passed a favourite spot, the old harbour at Baugh. You are so close to the water at this point on the journey, that it is […]

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Feis Thiriodh

The website states, ‘The Tiree Fèis was established in 1990 to foster and promote the language, culture and music of Tiree, making it as relevant as ever to the lifestyle of the present day in a way which draws people of all ages.’ This evening we attended the Tutors’ Concert in An Talla and what an evening […]

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Living On The Edge

Perhaps, one of the unspoken concerns regarding our move to Tiree was ,“What will you find to do on an island 11 miles long and only 5 miles wide at its widest point (often only one mile wide) and four hours away by boat from the Mainland?”  Have no fear for our sanity, there is […]

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News Update

Although a regular visitor to the pier at Scarinish, and the owner of a high visibility jacket, it still does not have the words CalMac on it! From today’s visit to the pier there appeared to be more workers for Briggs Marine arriving on the island. From a bit of research I can report that […]

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Snow Capped Ben More

Beinn Mhòr, meaning “great mountain” is the highest mountain and only Munro (over 3,000 feet) on the island of Mull. This snow capped peak was clearly visible from Tiree on this beautiful sunny Sunday in February (2014). I first caught a glimpse of it when I went out for a walk in Scarinish, before meeting […]

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An Talla

An Talla is Tiree’s community hall at Crossapol. Literally “the meeting place” or “hall”,  it opened on 1st July 2004,  replacing an older hall on the same site. It has quickly established itself as a major part of the island social scene and is now used for ceilidhs and dances, music concerts and plays as well […]

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