Instead, it was agreed that Eilean
Ban be leased for a nominal 1 [pounds sterling] a year and managed by the specially formed Eilean
Ban Trust, which strives to conserve the beauty and accessibility of the island.
"We've got this book called the Eilean
Shona Book of Feats, full of personal challenges such as when the boys as teenagers had more than one bath in a week, or the kids would challenge each other to go up the mountain at midnight dressed up or swimming from Shoe Bay to the pier in the rain."
In 2006 the Eilean
Eisdeal was re-registered as The Vital Spark of Glasgow.
Estate agents Knight Frank warned yesterday that Eilean
Darach is likely to be sold for "considerably more" than its pounds 1.7 million asking price.
In 1984, she was sold to the owner of Easdale Island, near Oban, and renamed Eilean
Easdeal to run an inter-island cargo service around the Western Isles until 1994.
As the new star-studded film of Peter Pan is set to be released, Eilean
Shona, the private Scottish island that was an inspiration for the fictional Neverland, is to relaunch.
Called Start Thinking Soldier, it is part of of a major Army recruitment drive Spokesman Lt Col Eilean
Cunningham said: "It is a more discreet way for people to test their skills." There are six missions over four weeks which begin with a TV challenge tonight on C4 at 6.45pm.
ED DUNLOP has a bunch of talented juvenile fillies at his disposal this term and Eilean
Ban was the latest to star when flooring the well-regarded Royal P roposal in the seven-furlong conditions event.
An English company says it has acquired a remote castle to launch the "Eilean
Beithe Academy" where visitors pay to have smacking sessions.
boss admitted that he had hoped to have Andy and his other injury victim Jamie Robinson, who has been out for four weeks with a pulled hamstring, ready to return.