An Tirisdeach

An Tirisdeach is the fortnightly newsletter written and produced on the island.

It is available from the two main shops on the island and by post or email through an annual subscription. To contact the Editor please ring Tiree Community Business on 01879 220520 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Royal Bank of Scotland, Scarinish.

OPENING TIMES (subject to change)

Tuesday 9.30am - 2.30pm

Wednesday 10.00am - 2.30pm

Thursday 9.30am - 2.30pm

Customers with foreign bank cards may be able to get a 'Cash Advance' from the bank. The card needs to be a Visa Debit/Credit card or MasterCard Debit/Credit card and you must have valid photographic ID such as a Passport or Driving Licence. Please note your bank or card issuer may apply a charge for this transaction.

PLEASE NOTE - There is no ATM or Cash Machine on Tiree.

RBS and NatWest customers can withdraw cash using their card in the bank.

You can also get ‘Cash back’ when making a purchase at the Co-op in Scarinish or at Buth a Bhaile in Crossapol.

Post Office

We have two Post Offices on Tiree. The Post Office is able to process cash withdrawals for most UK bank customers using your debit card and PIN number.

  • Scarinish Post Office


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9am - 5.30pm. Closed 1pm - 2pm

Thursday 9am - 1pm

Saturday 9am - 12.30pm

  • Crossapol Post Office


Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm.

Saturday 9am - 5.30pm

You can also get ‘Cash back’ when making a purchase at the Co-op in Scarinish or at Buth a Bhaile in Crossapol.


Crossapol Filling Station is the islands community fuel station on Tiree and is run by Tiree Community Enterprise Ltd. 

Opening times:

Monday            9am - 5pm

Tuesday           9am - 5pm

Wednesday      9am - 5pm

Thursday          9am - 6pm

Friday               9am - 5pm

Saturday           9am - 1pm

Sunday             CLOSED

The Fuel station is manned from the Tiree Community Development Trust Office directly opposite the station.

Rapid EV Charging available using the "ProjectEV Pro" app. The charger has rapid DC charging via CCS or CHAdeMO ports up to 60kW, and AC Type 2 up to 22kW. Two parking bays available and multiple ports can be used at the same time.

Water and Air facilities available.


Baptist Church

Minister: Alan Millar - 01879 220915

Secretary: John Bottomley - 01879 220141

Sunday Services 11am at An Talla in Crossapol.

Our Sunday Service is child-friendly.

More information can now be found on our website.

Tiree Baptist Church Website

Church of Scotland

Sunday Service 11:30am

All services are at Heylipol Church

Please check local noticeboards or contact the Manse.

Tiree Parish Church Website


Colin Woodcock - 01879 220510

Sandy MacIntosh - 01879 220829

We are a small, open and informal home-based group who are committed to exploring simple ways of living out our Christian faith in our everyday lives.

Siloam Webpage

Office Facilities

Tiree Community Business Centre

TBC offers a wide range of office facilities including colour photocopying, passport photos, laminating and faxing. Also sells local Tiree books.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01879 220 520

OPENING TIMES: Monday to Friday 12.30pm - 4.30pm

Internet Hotspot

Tiree Rural Centre 


Monday - Saturday 10am - 6pm

Telephone 01879 220677

Rural Centre Webpage

Public Services

Argyll & Bute Council Customer Service Point

OPENING TIMES - Monday - Friday | 1.30pm - 4pm

The Island Centre, Crossapol, PA776UP

We can help with:
Council Tax, Council Tax Benefits, Roads and Amenity Services, Payments and Complaints, Planning/Building Control, Cultural and Libraries, Licence Applications, Clothing Grants and School Meal Applications, Blue Badge Enquiries, Homeless Enquiries, Passport Interviews and all other general enquiries about any council service.


Tiree High School, Cornaigmore

Telephone to check public opening times 01879 220 383

Waste Disposal

Gott Landfill Site – 01879 220349

Monday          7:30am – 9am and 3pm – 4pm

Tuesday          10am – 11am

Wednesday    2pm – 4pm

Thursday        2pm – 4pm

Friday             7.30am – 9:30am and 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Saturday         9am – 1pm

Sunday Closed

Public Toilets

There are two public toilets on the island.


The public toilets at Scarinish are open 24h and run on a voluntary basis by Tiree Community Business. There is a donation box located on the outside of the building.


Accessible public toilet at Tiree Community Development Trust Office (opposite the fuel station). Open office hours and 9-1pm Saturday. Free Period Products.

Emergency Numbers

999 – POLICE


Local Emergency Numbers

Doctor – 01879 220323 – Baugh Surgery, Baugh

Police - Non-Emergency Number 101

District Nurse - 01879 220500 - Baugh Surgery, Baugh

Dentist – 01879 220708 – Dental Surgery, Baugh. No resident dentist, but there are regular visits. Ring for information. Monday to Friday 9:15am - 11:15am

Vet- Anne Stanley, Kenovay. 01879 220571/07769 332912. Surgery times by appointment.

Coastguard - Emergencies – 999. Non-emergencies - 01851 702013

Loch Fishing

No fishing from 25th July to 8th August.

Season will run from 18th April to 30th September.

Fly fishing only/barbless hooks/knotless landing nets.

All fish must be returned to the water. No bank fishing.

Day tickets £50/day for fishing with estate boat. £75/day if two rods.

Engine hire £15/day.

5 days fishing for one angler with boat will be £200 plus £60 for engine.

For day or 5 day permits contact Argyll Estates keeper - Mobile 07752 662847

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