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Fèis an Foghair

’S e latha cudromach a th’ann an foghair dhan a Ghàidheil agus muinntir an eilean sa latha an diugh. Fhathast cudromach air sgàth ’s gu bheil sin an àm gu bheil na buntataichean deiseal agus na uamhan a’ dol dhan a mhairgead. Tron a bliadhnaichean air eilean Lios mòr tha traidiseantan cudromach ceangailte ri foghair […]

Storage for Lismore Heritage Centre Collection 21.11.18

Report on the Completion of the Project “funded by grants from Museums Galleries Scotland and the Association of Independent Museums (Pilgrim Trust)   The museum in Lismore Heritage Centre risked losing its Accredited Status because of its cramped and inadequate archive and objects storage room. There was very little space to work on or study […]

Object of the Month, November 2018  

Fishing Net Buoy (LISDD:2017. 236).   Radius of leather buoy (distorted) around 15cm. Wooden disc radius 9cm, thickness 3.6cm.  This object is one of many from Lismore, looked after by the Balnagown/ Balimakillichan MacColls, and generously given by the family to CELM. Donated by John Norris, Aberchirder, it was described by his brother-in-law Archie MacColl […]

The Geology of Lismore

“The Geology of Lismore. How Limestone Affects its Nature and Agriculture.” Thanks to Bob Hay for a fascinating talk and to the audience for equally fascinating participation. A great evening all round. Later we all enjoyed cakes and ale and chat. Watch this space for more such events over the winter Many thanks too to […]

The Minute Book of the Lismore Agricultural Society 1853

John David MacColl, the last secretary of the Lismore Agricultural Society, carefully preserved its archive in a tin box after the Society’s activities stopped around the time of WW2.  In due course, his son, Archie, kindly presented the box to Comann Eachdraidh Mor for safe keeping.  The archive includes the founding minute book of the […]

Clar-ama Fèis an Fhoghair-Gaelic Weekend Timetable

31mh den Lùnastal/31st August 7f Cuireamaid fàilt’ oirbh aig Ionad Naomh Moluag/ Welcome Meeting at the heritage centre Tea/coffee A’ chiad latha den t-Sultain / 1st of September Òrain Ghàidhlig le Màiri Anna NicUalraig/Gaelic Song with Màiri Ann Kennedy £8 Tè agus Cofaidh/Tea and Coffee 11am-1pm 1pm Lòn/Lunch Clàs do luchd-ionnsachaidh le Ceit Langhorne/ Gaelic […]