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Poem entitled 'Clann An Lir' and accompanying story, 4 April 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/12

Scope and Contents

Poem entitled 'Clann An Lir' [Children of Lir] collected from Hector Maciosaig, Eachann mac Ruarai [Hector MacIsaac], Ceannlangabhat, Iocar, South Uist [Iochdar, Uibhist a Deas] and accompanying story which explains that the verse was said to the gravedigger when he was digging the grave of the Children of Lir in Larne, Ireland and explains the enchantment under which the children were put. Additions have been made to the text in pencil and ink.


  • Creation: 4 April 1872

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 26.3 x 22.1 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 17v, line 14 to folio 18r, line 15

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