Wednesday, July 05, 2006

July Diary of Events

Here’s a quick round up of what’s happening on Tiree in the coming weeks.

The annual An Iodhlann exhibition opened yesterday, the 4th of July. This year’s exhibition is entitled ‘Sil an Eorna – Children of the Barley’ and is billed as ‘a fascinating display about the history of emigration from Tiree’. Throughout July, August and September the exhibition will be open Tuesdays – Fridays between the hours of midday and 5pm. An Iodhlann will be closed on Mondays during these months.

Here’s something new: The Tiree Land Fair. Organised by Tiree Rural Development Ltd this is billed as ‘a celebration of Tiree’s crofting industry past, present and future and takes place on the 6th, 7th and 8th of July.

Feis Thiriodh 2006 runs between 10th – 14th July at Tiree High School.

The Agricultural Show takes place on 21st July with the usual very popular dance being held that night at An Talla, time to be confirmed.

Other dates of note in July are:

22nd: Tiree Association Sports
24th: Parties Family Dance
27th: Concert (An Talla)
28th: Tiree Association Dance
29th: Tiree Regatta and in the evening the Pipe Band Dance
31st: Parties Family Dance

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