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This Is Islay is a community podcast celebrating the people, places, events and connections which shape the Hebridean island communities of Islay and Jura. Our goal is to use podcasting to foster community involvement, education and training, providing resources and facilities to research, produce and promote content for a worldwide audience. We collaborate with Islay High School through the support of their staff and access to their recording facilities. We actively seek volunteers to join our podcasting team. Contact us at e-mail: thisisislay@gmail.com. Follow on Twitter @ThisIsIslay .

This Is Islay ThisIsIslay

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This Is Islay is a community podcast celebrating the people, places, events and connections which shape the Hebridean island communities of Islay and Jura. Our goal is to use podcasting to foster community involvement, education and training, providing resources and facilities to research, produce and promote content for a worldwide audience. We collaborate with Islay High School through the support of their staff and access to their recording facilities. We actively seek volunteers to join our podcasting team. Contact us at e-mail: thisisislay@gmail.com. Follow on Twitter @ThisIsIslay .

    Islay Community Access Group and Music from the Fraser Shaw Trust / Islay Sessions

    Islay Community Access Group and Music from the Fraser Shaw Trust / Islay Sessions

    This is Episode 3 of This Is Islay, a community podcast celebrating the people, places, events and connections of Islay and Jura.

    This month’s podcast is hosted by Jolyon Thurgood and Tom O’Farrell and features: 


    Glen Roberts in conversation with Dr Pat McGrann of the Islay Community Access Group,
    Greig Shaw with the Fraser Shaw Trust, music from the Islay Sessioneers: David Foley, Jack Smedley, Jenn Butterworth, and Maeve Mackinnon, and
    This month’s factoid.

    The goal of This Is Islay is to use podcasting to foster community involvement, education and training, providing resources and facilities to research, produce and promote content for a worldwide audience. We collaborate with Islay High School through the support of their staff and access to their recording facilities.

    We invite you to provide feedback, ideas, or even join our podcasting team.  Find us at https://anchor.fm/thisisislay .  Let us know what you enjoyed and what you would like to hear next month.  Contact us by e-mail: thisisislay@gmail.com and follow us on Twitter @thisisislay, on Facebook @thisisislay and Instagram @thisisislaypodcast.

    More about this month's podcast:

    Islay Community Access Group: to provide your feedback on the public consultation, open until 7th December 2020, for the proposed dual-purpose pathway between Bowmore and Bridgend, go to https://islaypathways.com .

    Music featured this month was:


    Head East, by David Foley (flute) and Jack Smedley (fiddle), featuring Jenn Butterworth on guitar
    A’ Mhic Doughaill ‘Ic Ruaraidh, by Maeve Mackinnon

    Our theme music is '£50 Cashback' from The Fraser Shaw Trust.  Keep up to date on Islay Sessions and the work of the Trust in support of the relief of multiple sclerosis at https://frasershawtrust.com .

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    • 37 min
    Islay Resilience and A Trip To India

    Islay Resilience and A Trip To India

    This is Episode 2 of This Is Islay, a community podcast celebrating the people, places, events and connections of Islay and Jura.

    This podcast features the voices of Greig Barker, Sharon McHarrie, Glen Roberts and Jolyon Thurgood in conversation with each other, with Dougie McFadzean and Gill Chasemore of the Islay Resilience Group, and with the (former) students of Islay High School - Helena, Maisie, Russell and Samantha - recalling their trip to India in 2019.

    The goal of This Is Islay is to use podcasting to foster community involvement, education and training, providing resources and facilities to research, produce and promote content for a worldwide audience. We collaborate with Islay High School through the support of their staff and access to their recording facilities. 

    We actively seek volunteers to join our podcasting team.  Contact us at e-mail: thisisislay@gmail.com and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/thisisislay  @thisisislay, and on Facebook and Instagram.

    Theme music is '£50 Cashback' by The Fraser Shaw Trust.  Learn more about the work of the Fraser Shaw Trust in support of the relief of multiple sclerosis at https://www.frasershawtrust.com/.

    • 36 min
    Welcome to This Is Islay Fàilte a chàirdean

    Welcome to This Is Islay Fàilte a chàirdean

    This is the first episode of This Is Islay, a community podcast celebrating the people, places, events and connections which shape the Hebridean island communities of Islay and Jura. 

    This podcast features the voices of Greig Barker, Sharon McHarrie, Glen Roberts and Jolyon Thurgood in conversation with each other and with Brendan O'Hara, Ian Gibson and Ella Edgar.

    Theme music is '£50 Cashback' by The Fraser Shaw Trust.  Learn more about the work of the Fraser Shaw Trust in support of the relief of multiple sclerosis at https://www.frasershawtrust.com/.

    The goal of This Is Islay is to use podcasting to foster community involvement, education and training, providing resources and facilities to research, produce and promote content for a worldwide audience. We collaborate with Islay High School through the support of their staff and access to their recording facilities. We actively seek volunteers to join our podcasting team. Contact us at e-mail: thisisislay@gmail.com. Follow on Twitter at https://twitter.com/thisisislay  @thisisislay.

    • 22 min

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