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Song entitled 'Glen Liadail' and accompanying note, 16 September 1890

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/17

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Glen Liadail' [Gleann Liathdail, Uibhist a Tuath/South Uist] beginning 'Challa hi hura bho, Chall hi o ho, Leanabain a leanabain, Dean cadal dhomh'. The song is composed of seventeen lines. The accompanying note reads, ' If praised the big man allowed strangers to pass. A wom[an] was run[nin]g & she fell. The house which was dark brimming filling up with sluagh. She then began to praise them.' Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 16 September 1890

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 114 folios ; 14 x 20 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 5r, line 7 to folio 5v, line 8

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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