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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 kipper girls are on strike this week for better wages. On Tuesday afternoon they marched in procession round the town with a union jack and singing. They passed down Francis St. while the wedding was on, and I was amused to see that even in strike time a wedding was too great a temptation to be resisted and their procession joined the crowd at the church door until the wedding party came out… Stornoway, 1st Feb. 1917 | An t-Sultain 11, 2020
    In Mr Gibson’s letter to Jean this week, he gives her the latest news from the local boys in the... Leugh barrachd
  • Speaking of study circles reminds me of Miss Angus… She is leaving she tells me at the end of this school year. She told her com’tee that she cannot continue at £80 per. an. + £5 bonus as it is not enough to be efficient on. They evidently cannot raise any more. She thinks of taking up work as welfare superintendent at a Munitions factory or something of that sort… Stornoway, 28th Jan. 1917 | An t-Sultain 04, 2020
    This week, Mrs Gibson tells Jean about a Nicolson teacher who is to leave at the end of the school... Leugh barrachd
  • I don’t know whether Mamma told you of Matthew Russell’s visit… He was in one evening to see us, and has developed physically into quite a fine strapping lad. He has quite come out of his shell too. He has made an interesting generalisation from his experience when grooming and feeding horses – that the same horse will not try to bite and also to kick, that is, it will not be aggressive at both ends… Stornoway 24th Jan. 1917 | An Lùnasdal 28, 2020
    In this week’s letter, Mr Gibson has news regarding some of the local boys serving in the War,... Leugh barrachd