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Buidhnean Dualchais

Anns na h-Eileanan an Iar, tha na Comainn Eachdraidh air leasachadh mòr a dhèanamh tro na bliadhnaichean. Tha Comunn Eachdraidh aig a mhòr chuid de sgìrean agus tha iad air dealbhan, beul-aithris, clàran agus fiosrachadh sinnsearachd a chruinneachadh. Glè thric, tha na cruinneachaidhean seo làn fiosrachadh mionaideach agus tha iad a' toirt ìomhaigh dhuinn air na sgìrean seo nach fhaighear ann an àite sam bi eile

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Heritage network conference

A conference to discuss the potential development of a heritage network is being held is being held at the Caladh Inn, Stornoway, on 29 October. More soon!

Blog

  • The chief event of interest here this week has been Miss Fraser’s farewell tea… It was a book tea which meant that each one had to go representing a book… Stornoway 14th January 1917 | An Lùnasdal 07, 2020
    This week, Stornoway is still experiencing snow showers and Mrs Gibson’s letter explains what was... Leugh barrachd
  • The snow has lain (the hens have not!) thick… with frequent renewals. Mamma has been down the town only once during the week to hunt for meat, and, as I told you, she got none. Butter is all done, margarine unobtainable, and for two days we have had no milk. If ‘lil Lizzie’ had not obtained half a dozen herring for 10d. on Saturday there is no knowing what state of lowness we wd. now be reduced to… Stornoway, 14 Jan. 1917 | An t-Iuchar 31, 2020
    Mr Gibson’s letter to Jean gives an insight into the difficulties of obtaining food supplies... Leugh barrachd
  • ‘Every year on the first Tuesday of July, the town of Stornoway presents a very busy appearance, the bright coloured dresses of the girls and the more sober colours of the boys ‘bests’ help to give a gay festive air to the scene.’ Market Day, c.1905 | An t-Iuchar 16, 2020
    This week’s gem from the Gibson Collection is a beautifully evocative essay by Doldina... Leugh barrachd