Gaels whose global journeys found them in extraordinary situations
Tha Air an Toir ag innse sgeulachdan Gàidheal a thog oir a nall thairis agus a fhuair iad fhèin ann a suidheachaidhean neo-àbhaisteach neo a rinn ainm dhaibh fhèin nan dachaidh ur. Bha Iseabail Ros a bhuinneadh don Eilean Sgitheanach an cois luchd-mediceach a bh'anns na Balkans aig am a chiad chogaidh. Tha na cuimhneachain a dh'fhag i air na chunnaic i a' toirt sealladh àraidh air na thachair. The lives of Gaels whose global journeys found them in extraordinary situations. The story of Ishbel Ross from the Isle of Skye, who gives a personal account of serving with the Scottish Women's Hospital Unit on the Balkan Front during WW1, describing the events and their consequences.
Anns an t-sreath seo tha Seumas Dòmhnallach air toir Ghàidheal a thog oir a nall thairis ach a' lorg iad fhèin ann an suidhichean gu math neo-àbhaisteach . Tha Murchadh Moireasdan a Nis ann a Leòdhas air fear dhiubh , is e mar phàirt den chriutha a bh'air an Discovery is i air turus-rannsachaidh anns an Antarctic eadar 1929 - 1931. The lives of Gaels whose global journeys found them in extraordinary situations. Largely unknown in their native countries, their stories encapsulate the adventurous and indomitable spirit of many who left their homeland in search of a new life. In this programme, Seumas Macdonald and John Morrison follow the story of Murdo Morrison from Ness, Isle of Lewis, who was a crew member on Discovery's 1929-1931 BANZARE expedition to Antarctica. Under the command of Sir Douglas Mawson this was Discovery's most important expedition, mapping out huge tracts of previously unchartered lands, some discovered for the first time by aerial survey, courtesy of the Gypsy Moth plane carried on board.