Tiree For Refugees

On a day in which the wind was gusting to over 40mph a crowd gathered at Gott Bay in front of the Lodge Hotel to stand in solidarity with refugees. The organiser had this to say, “Our beaches are not that dissimilar to the beaches these refugees find themselves, except our children frolic and swim […]

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Tiree: 50 years at Sea

26 years ago this month, one of the best loved steamers of these islands, MV Columba, was retired from service at the end of the 1988 summer season after 24 years with Caledonian MacBrayne and David MacBrayne Ltd. She had revolutionised travel to Mull, and had served on every main route in the Western Isles […]

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