Fillan, Saint, 8th century (Filan | Faolan | abbot)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Story about a mad bull which got thrown into Uisg Fhaolain, which is named after St Fillan, since which time the water has been 'of no effect'.
Dates: August 1883
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Mor Hiorteach (More correctly) Mor Iorteach' [Mor Hiortach] and accompanying song noted as being collected from Mrs Captain MacLeod [Ann MacLeod], Lochmaddy [Loch nam Madadh, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] on 26 February 1869 and from others. The story describes how Mor was a very beautiful woman, unusually tall for a St Kildan with a beautfiul singing voice. She married Norman MacDonald 'Tormaid Saor', an t-òr-cheard [travelling goldsmith] and carpenter, Trumpan, Vaternish, Skye...