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    The Return of the Irish

    by  • 29 August 2008 • CEU, History, News & Events • 0 Comments

    This week the Comann Eachdraidh was pleased to welcome Mr and Mrs Jack Duncan from Michigan, USA, on their first visit to Uig. Jack is the great grandson of “An Irish”, Calum Macritchie, a well-known character in his day and one of the leaders of the Reef Raiders in 1913. Jack’s grandparents were Tarmod an Irish and […]

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    Walk to Morsgail Beehives, 9 August

    by  • 6 August 2008 • CEU, News & Events • 4 Comments

    Please join us on Saturday 9 August for an (unguided) walk to the Morsgail Beehives (NB131199) under Sgalabhal.  A little information here. Time and weather permitting, we may take in other scant remains of shielings in the area and look for the disappearing loch.  Meet at 11am at Morsgail road end and we will take a […]

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    Members’ Outing to Strome, 24 July

    by  • 14 July 2008 • CEU, News & Events • 0 Comments

    Members and their guests are invited to join us for an outing with Seatrek to Strome on Thursday 24 July, to have a look at the village and shielings there.  The itinerary is flexible and may take in some islands in Loch Roag.  £10; depart from Miavaig at 10am with Seatrek – weather permitting, of […]

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    The Shiant Isles with the Islands Book Trust

    by  • 16 June 2008 • History, News & Events • 0 Comments

    Photo by ßlϋeωãvε The IBT annual talk on the Shiant Isles, followed (weather permitting) by a boat trip to the islands, in the company of Adam and Tom Nicolson who own the islands and who have spent many years researching the truths and legends. Saturday 21 June, 10.30am Marine Harvest shed, Lemreway, Pairc, Lewis The […]

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    Mary Beith in Uig, and the tòchd

    by  • 15 June 2008 • History, News & Events • 0 Comments

    A welcome finish to the AGM was an illustrated talk on “The Lighter Side of Gaelic Medicine” by Mary Beith, an authority on traditional Highland medicine and writer of the Deanamh a’Leighis column in the West Highland Free Press. Strangely it was Mary’s first visit to Uig but she found it a rich source of […]

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