'Luideag Bheag o'n Challtainn' [The little rag from the hazel], 'Caol Reathain' [Kylerhea], and 'Sgeul na Luraich [The story of the breastplate], c 1860-1865
Scope and Contents
'Caol Reathain' (pages 5-8) was recorded from 'Padraig Buidhe' [whose real name was Peter Anderson, Coultorsay, Islay], at Port Charlotte, Islay in May 1860, which includes further notes on Fenian place-names in Gleneleg and Skye by Carmichael from 1865.
'Sgeul na Luraich' (pages 9-16) was told by Donull MacCuithein [Donald MacQueen], 'Fearann a lethe' [Fernilea], Isle of Skye on 29 August 1861. A note on page 15 indicates that MacQueen heard the story from Donald MacPhee, a miller from Talisker who knew many stories.
- c 1860-1865
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
17 pages ; 328 mm x 204 mm
Existence and Location of Copies
- From the Fonds: Carmichael, Alexander, 1832-1912 (Excise officer | folklorist and antiquarian | Edinburgh | Scotland) (Person)
- From the Fonds: Watson, William John, 1865-1948 (Professor of Celtic) (Person)