A special, Community Iolaire Commemoration Service will be held at 11am on Tuesday 1st January 2019 in Bernera Church of Scotland, Great Bernera. 

At the conclusion of this service wreaths will be laid at Breacleit War Memorial.

All are invited to come along.

A special, Bilingual Community Iolaire Commemoration Service will also be held at 3pm on Tuesday 1st January 2019 in Uig Church of Scotland.

A specially prepared and donated, wall-hanging about the Iolaire Tragedy will be dedicated during this service following which wreaths will laid at Timsgarry War Memorial.

All are invited to come along.

On Hogmanay the homes of the men from Uig to which they were returning on the Iolaire will be marked by lanterns lit at sunset.

The children of Sgoil Uig have created a poster for each man which will identify the man. The villages are: Aird, Crowlista, Brenish and Uigen. The lights will go out on January 2nd, the date in 1918  the news came to Uig of the losses.

The Uig War Memorial will be lit from Hogmanay until 4th January as a ship and will be visible from all directions as such.

On Wednesday at 2pm there is a Community Commemoration , to which all are invited. There will be a specially composed lament played on the pipes by Lorne MacLeod Cousin whose great uncle perished on the Iolaire. The children of Sgoil Uig will perform among others.

Rev Angus Morrison will dedicate three items  which have been donated for the community. The parents of Uig School are providing refreshments afterwards.