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MacDonald, Margaret, fl1870 (Locheport | North Uist | Inverness-shire)


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Song entitled 'Tala na Mna Si' and accompanying story, 7 September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/114
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Tala na Mna Si' [Taladh na Man Sìth] collected from Mairi Dhonullach Lochephort [Loch Euphort/Locheport, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning Hug og hug aoireach, bean og sa bhail'. The song is composed of forty-three lines. The accompanying story tells how a woman left her child in a cradle and when she returned it was gone. On searching for the child a bean-shì [fairy woman' was heard singing the song in a siein [sìthean or fairy hill]. Some amendments have been made to the...
Dates: 7 September 1870