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Song entitled 'Gorag', 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/2

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Gorag' beginning 'Gorag nach deach thu dh Iain dubh' originally collected from John Cameron, crofter, Borve, Barra [Borgh, Barraigh] on 7 October 1868 at a bruth-sìth [fairy knoll] at Bruth-arnis [Bruairnis/Bruernish] in Barra where Creag Goraig is situated. Carmichael remarks that 'Cameron is full of old lore and is a good intelligent story-teller'.


  • Creation: 1883

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Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 41 folios ; 18 x 23 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 2r, line 1 to folio 2r, line 12

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW90/94 - another version of this song.

Repository Details

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