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MacKay, Margaret (Mairead MacAoidh | Gearraidh Beag | Benbecula)


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Song entitled 'Donl Mhic Iain Ic Sheumas', 8 April 1869 to 6 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/65
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Donl Mhic Iain Ic Sheumas' beginning 'Eir fara la o air farala o', collected from Mairi Nic GilleMhaoil [Mary MacMillan] Lianacui, Iocar [Lionacuidhe and Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. 'Heard this from Mairiread Nic Àigh [Margaret MacKay] Benbecula Gearrabeag [Gearraidh Beag, Beinn na Faoghla]. She was about 60 or 65. She had it best of any in the plac[e].' Text has been scored through and a note on folio 63v reads 'B[ook] 2 p Transcribed May 6 1869 A[lexander]...
Dates: 8 April 1869 to 6 May 1869