Iolaire Info

Iolaire Remembrance

18th December 2018

Timetable for Iolaire Remembrance, January 1st 2019
2am – The Free Church bell will be rung to mark the approximate time that the Iolaire grounded.

10am – A wreath will be laid at the Tolsta Chaolais memorial.

11am – There will be a joint service in the Free Church conducted by Rev Ruairidh Maclean followed by two minutes silence and the laying of a wreath at the Carloway memorial. The collection at the church door will be for Bethesda Hospice.  Those laying the wreath will be grandchildren of men who were lost. After the church service, tea will be provided in the Community Centre and people can peruse an exhibition on the Iolaire and WW1 presented by Comann Eachdraidh Chàrlabhaigh.

1.30pm – in the Community Centre, there will be prayer and another two minutes silence before setting off on the Beinn Iomhair walk.