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We are an independent monthly magazine established in 1991,
serving the islands of Mull, Iona, Ulva and the surrounding area.
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April issue 2014

Eala Bhan has been launched!

After months of hard work, a huge amount of support from the community and numerous sponsors from far and wide, Isle of Mull’s first skiff was ready to launch on Saturday 15th March. The Eala Bhan (White Swan) made its way from the Gallery in Tobermory along to the Ledaig slipway, accompanied beautifully by local pipers. Pursued also by a fantastic crowd braving the cold and wind, this was a truly wonderful celebration for the community and Western Isles Yacht Club alike. This 21 foot St Ayles skiff, designed by Iain Oughtred of Skye, is a light but fast boat, crewed by four rowers and a coxswain. Eala Bhan, which takes hull number 79, compliments its name entirely with a glossy white hull and orange and black gunwales... more in the full issue

Photo by Cheryl Callow

Bowman Court Progress

Following a long campaign involving an independent review and culminating in a meeting with the various parties held on 25th February 2014, the following statement has been released:
“The steering group for the Mull and Iona Progressive Care Centre is delighted that an agreement has been made with Argyll and Bute Community Service, NHS Highland and West Highland Housing Association, that Bowman Court will become a progressive care centre. It seems all that Mull and Iona community has hoped and strived for will be fulfilled... more in the full issue


Chaidh feasgar-ciùird Gàidhlig sònraichte a chumail air Dimàirt 4 Màrt ann an Ionad eachdraidh an Rois Mhuilich ann am Bun Easain. Thug seo cothrom dhan dà chuid fileantaich agus luchd-ionnsachaidh an cuid de Ghàidhlig ùisneachadh ann an suidheachadh neo-fhoirmeil ... more in the full issue

Dealbh-camara le Morven Gibson