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'Hoirean o ro bhall Eile', 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/8

Scope and Contents

Waulking song entitled 'Hoirean o ro bhall Eile' beginning 'Sna e ho i hoirean o ro chall eile, Sna e ho i hoirean o'. The person/s from whom the song was collected is not noted. The song is composed of thirty lines and has twelve numbered verses with another one inserted between verses nine and ten and a few of the verses contain alterations, including one alteration in a different ink in verse eleven. Carmichael annotated verse ten to show that it contains a reference to the Battle of Auldearn.


  • Creation: 1883

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 41 folios ; 18 x 23 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 7v, line 1 to folio 8r, line 24


Creighton, Helen and MacLeod, Calum, Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia (Ottawa, 1964).
Sinclair, Rev. A. Maclean, 'A Collection of Gaelic Poems', Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness, vol XXVI (1905-1907) pp. 240-242.

Repository Details

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