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Charm entitled 'Eolas a Chrannachain', 25 November 1880

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/42

Scope and Contents

Charm entitled 'Eolas a Chrannachain' collected from Margaret Macdonald, age 80, Howgearry, North Uist [Hogha Gearraidh/Hogharry, Uibhist a Tuath] beginning 'Tha glug a seo tha glag a seo' which was said while churning, keeping in time with the loinid [churn-staff]. The second part of the charm, which is said while finishing the churning begins 'Thuig a storm thuig'. A note in the margin reads 'Action song'.

Dates

  • 25 November 1880

Language of Materials

Gaelic,English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 39 folios ; 26.3 x 22.1 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 36r, line 10 to folio 36r, line 25

Bibliography

Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol. II (Edinburgh, 1900), pp. 144-151.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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