Some of the most iconic features of Scotland’s coasts are the many lighthouses that were so crucial in preventing shipwrecks, saving lives and goods.
“My mission is to pacify Ireland”.
“We were taken from the ore-bed and the mine”
He was to become one of Scotland’s greatest portrait painters.
The archaeologists from ORCA Archaeology discovered sections of wall that were part of the St Magnus Cathedral Close
On this day, 6th of October 1956 Dr Albert Sabin discovered the oral polio vaccine.
Although miniscule compared to the millions who died in the slaughter of World War 1, for the men’s families, the loss of their loved ones was devastating.
On this day , 29th of September 1853, the ‘Annie Jane’ was wrecked close to Vatersay, Outer Hebrides.
For hundreds of years the farming ritual of seed time and harvest had remained relatively unchanged
Frank Rennie was in Orkney to speak to us about the unique places which are special to us and why this is so