Tiree


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Tiree

(taɪˈriː)
n
(Placename) an island off the W coast of Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides. Pop: 770 (2001). Area: 78 sq km (30 sq miles)
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But the captain had no chart; he was afraid to trust his brig so deep among the islands; and the wind serving well, he preferred to go by west of Tiree and come up under the southern coast of the great Isle of Mull.
But after nightfall, when we had turned the end of Tiree and began to head more to the east, the sea came right astern.
The total at Wick was down by 1.8% to 19,450 and lower by 1.3% at Tiree to 13,032.
02 Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold or call offs of any value): Supply APAPI system and portable AGL System at Tiree Airport
As the Tiree Music Festival, one of Scotland's most remote events, turns 10, we take a look back at its beginnings and how they plan to celebrate this milestone.
TIREE - Nicknamed Hawaii of the North, Tiree is all about pristine beaches, big surf, and an easy-going music festival.
Allan MacCallum, 46, was inspecting the new hay baler machine - which compresses crops into compact bales - at the family croft on Saturday on the Isle of Tiree, Scotland when he got into difficulty.
Mark Campbell appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court last week and denied shouting, swearing, making offensive remarks and uttering threats of violence in Tiree Crescent on May 11 last year.
The journey from his home in Balemartine on the Isle of Tiree will be documented by the team behind Baftawinning documentary Marty Goes to Hollywood.
The orca, named Lulu, was stranded on Tiree on January 3.
Inquiries are continuing into the cause of the accident, which occurred during a flight between Dundee and Tiree.
David and Margaret Ann Rous were flying from Dundee to be with family on the Isle of Tiree, Inner Hebrides, when the PA28 Piper Cherokee light aircraft came down on Saturday afternoon.