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5 Programmes in French about music and Gaelic culture in the Hebrides

Duncan MacKinnon, great Gaelic singer in Berneray http://www.rts.ch/espace-2/programmes/musique-en-memoire/4801024-musique-en-memoire-du-22-04-2013.html Jean-Luc Rieder and Isabelle Watson from Radio Suisse Romande have created a beautiful image of today’s traditional music culture on the Hebrides.  You will hear the voices of some well known musicians … Continue reading

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Interview with Gloria MacKillop in Berneray

Gloria MacKillop arrived 46 years ago to Berneray, the ‘island of bachelors’, to be a relief district nurse.  Her plan to stay for three months and then go back to Australia fell apart when she met ‘Splash’, her husband to … Continue reading

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Interview with Sandra Humphrey, chair of the Uist Disability Access Panel

To listen to the interview, click here: Sandra speaks about the aims of the Disability Access Panel, of how the group wants to help people find help and easy access when having to travel or visit public buildings and when … Continue reading

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Interview with Norma Neill

….. about living on the Islands, her passion for gardening and her engagement for  SUICIDE  PREVENTION. Click below to listen to the interview: Listen here: Kenna MacInnes  in Balivanich is the person to contact if you are interested in a … Continue reading

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Pauline Prior-Pitt and the Uist Writer’s Group

Pauline Prior-Pitt  and The Uist Writer’s Group  (click on title for interview)   A kaleidoscope of life images /leading into unknown landscapes / but realms oh so deeply known / Joy of power spoken / richness of being human. (L.P.) … Continue reading

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