Young Iolaire descendants unveil memorial
A new film about the Iolaire is now being screened as part of the exhibition in the Sandwick Hall in Stornoway – and the public are being reminded that the exhibition will remain open three days a week throughout January and February.
A group of pupils in The Nicolson Institute in Stornoway has been working on knitting poppies over the last month under the tutorship of teacher, Alison Macdonald.
The building of a world-class visitor centre in the Hebrides has taken a step forward.
The bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie 30 years ago tomorrow (Friday) is the closest modern equivalent in terms of impact on a community to that suffered by the people of Lewis and Harris by the sinking of the Iolaire a century ago.
Prince Charles and Nicola Sturgeon will join the descendants of those who died in the Western Isles’ Iolaire maritime disaster of 1919 at the national commemorative service on New Year’s Day.