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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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May issue 2017

Mull Drama Festival 2017

Seven plays entered this year’s NOMADS Drama Festival, held in the Aros Hall, Tobermory, on 23rd and 24th March. Adjudication on both evenings was provided by George Kirkpatrick, who made a welcome return to the island. The committee felt it appropriate George be asked to adjudicate as he was one of the founding members of the annual NOMADS pantomime. Packed houses were treated to a variety of plays in different genres ... more in the full issue

Photo © AJ Macleod


Bunessan Easter Run

The numbers of runners participating in the Bunessan Easter Run were up on previous years, with 15 in the main run and 12 in the Loopy Run. After having come a close second in the main run on a number of occasions, local man Sean Morgan finally crossed the line in first place in a very creditable time of 44 minutes 45 seconds. Sean was followed 30 seconds later by Tobermory's John Coyle who took the prize for the first male over 40 home. The First Lady home was Lynn MacLeod, who was also the lady veteran over 50. Alastair Hall from Oban was the first male veteran over 50. Cheryl-Anne Paterson, Fionnphort, was awarded the first local lady prize and the first local gent was David Allaway of Iona. Morven Gibson, Bunessan, won the prize for the First Lady over 40.... more in the full issue

Photo by Sandy MacCallum


Tobermory Play Park Open

There was a great community turnout to celebrate the opening of Tobermory’s fantastic new play park in March, with local MSP Mike Russell officially cutting the ribbon. The weather could not have been better for everyone to explore the new park; whilst also enjoying the other activities, play equipment and food which were freely available throughout the day. The evening was rounded off with a ceilidh in the Aros Hall with music from Tide Lines .... more in the full issue