Scope and Contents
Song entitled 'Suaran agus Goll' collected from Conneach Moirestan [Kenneth Morrison] Trithean, near Carbost, Eilean Sgitheanach [Trien, An t-Eilean Sgtheanach/Isle of Skye] on 12 December 1861. The song begins 'Thig an dis an ainnie gaol, Ach air Goll bha 'gorm shuil chaoin'. The song contains three verses of four lines each. The background to the song is given telling how Suaran and Goll loved the same woman and had a go-between telling each man what the other was saying. The accompanying...