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TITLE
Willie Morrison, Durness Primary School, 1948
EXTERNAL ID
PC_WMORRISON_057
PLACENAME
Durness
DISTRICT
Eddrachillis and Durness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Durness
DATE OF IMAGE
1948
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
Willie Morrison
ASSET ID
30544
KEYWORDS
journalists
reporters
editors
crofts
Willie Morrison, Durness Primary School, 1948

This photograph is of Willie Morrison, aged 7, at Durness Primary School, in August 1948.

Willie is the son of the late George and Jess Morrison of Sangobeg, two miles southeast of Durness on Sutherland's northern coast. He recently retired after a long career in journalism. A fluent Gaelic speaker, Willie began his journalism career in 1966 with D.C. Thomson's Sunday Post. He also worked for the People's Journal, Alloa Advertiser, Lothian Courier and the Press and Journal. He edited the North Star for three years from 2002 to 2005, and ended his career with the Inverness Courier before retiring in 2006. He recently received the prestigious Barron Trophy at the Highlands and Islands Media Awards

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Willie Morrison, Durness Primary School, 1948

SUTHERLAND: Durness

1940s

journalists; reporters; editors; crofts

Willie Morrison

Willie Morrison Archive

This photograph is of Willie Morrison, aged 7, at Durness Primary School, in August 1948. <br /> <br /> Willie is the son of the late George and Jess Morrison of Sangobeg, two miles southeast of Durness on Sutherland's northern coast. He recently retired after a long career in journalism. A fluent Gaelic speaker, Willie began his journalism career in 1966 with D.C. Thomson's Sunday Post. He also worked for the People's Journal, Alloa Advertiser, Lothian Courier and the Press and Journal. He edited the North Star for three years from 2002 to 2005, and ended his career with the Inverness Courier before retiring in 2006. He recently received the prestigious Barron Trophy at the Highlands and Islands Media Awards