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Charm entitled 'An t-Eolas Foirbhein' and vocabulary note, 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/14

Scope and Contents

Charm entitled 'An t-Eolas Foirbhein' collected from Catherine MacIntosh, pauper, Staoligearry, South Uist [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas] on 20 May 1875, beginning 'Oba chuir Moire gheal gu Brìde' acting as a spell against the evil eye. There is a note on vocabulary within the charm and a list of related charms, which is written in with a different ink. The text has been scored through in pencil.


  • Creation: 1883

Language of Materials


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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 41 folios ; 18 x 23 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 11v, line 1 to folio 11v, line 23


Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol II (Edinburgh, 1900) pp 68

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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