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Song entitled 'Lorg An Ogain' and accompanying notes, 12 November 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/2

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Lorg An Ogain' collected from Aonas Mac Aonais [Angus MacInnes], crofter, Smearcleait, Uibhist a Chinne Deas [Smeircleit, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] on 13 January 1865, beginning 'Lorg an ogain seach an t-àth, An ceum rò mhath tha so shian'. The song has nineteen verses and was transcribed from [field] notebook number II, page 19. Additions have been made to the text in pencil and in ink. The note preceding the song explains that it is a story in which the Fenians try to find out who is stealing from them. The note after the song explains the context of verse two 'Cha n'e nighean Loch-a-Luinne, 'S cha ne Diarmad an uisg ghlain', that no one had bigger feet than the daughter of the King of Norway [Rìgh Lochlann] amongst the Fenians except Diarmaid.


  • Creation: 12 November 1870

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 26.3 x 22.1 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 3av, line 1 to folio 5r, line 13

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