Tag Archives: Comunn Eachdraidh Nis

History of Cross School 1879-1959

Last night, Comunn Eachdraidh Nis launched the first volume of their publication on Cross School’s history which covers the years of 1879-1959. Chair of Comunn Eachdraidh Nis, Annie MacSween spoke briefly about the contents of the book and thanked those … Continue reading

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Friday photo; Co-chomunn Nis

This photo is from Sgoil Chrois in 1978, and features some of the miniature poly tunnels of Co-Chomunn Nis, a community co-operative that existed in Ness from the 1970s-1980s.  The co-operative had a shop where they sold local produce, such … Continue reading

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Dealbh Dihaoine – An Graphic aig Comunn Eachdraidh Nis

An t-seachdain sa, thadhail mi air Comunn Eachdraidh Nis agus bhruidhinn mi ri Anne air ciamar a tha a’ dol dhaibh anns an togalach ùr aca, seann Sgoil Chrois. Ged a tha tòrr fhathast ri dhèanamh a thaobh stuth a … Continue reading

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Friday photo; Ness exhibition

Comunn Eachdraidh Nis are holding an exhibition in their new premises, Cross School, about Skigersta School and the singer Katie Macleod, known as ‘The Lewis Nightingale’.   The exhibition will be open today and tomorrow (14th and 15th), then again from Monday … Continue reading

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Friday photo; James Shaw Grant

The above postcard of school boys (and two cheeky girls) is from the collection of James Shaw Grant which Donna is currently cataloguing at the moment.  The vast collection encompasses everything from the Crofting Commission to his research for his … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Lest We Forget Today is of course Remembrance Day, and to mark this I have decided to post a few links to various sites that have information relevant to the military service of the Western Isles. Comann Eachdraidh Uig make … Continue reading

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