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Charm entitled 'Eolas a Bhun Deirg', 1885

Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/61

Scope and Contents

Charm entitled 'Eolas a Bhun Deirg' [Incantation of the Red Water] beginning 'An ainm an Athar a Mhic agus an Spioraid Naoimh - Muir mor a so (naming the cow and the colour thereof)' and description of how the [dairy woman] takes the churn from the affected cow to the river and throws the contents in, makes a tube with her hand and blows through it reciting the charm.


  • Creation: 1885

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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 35r, line 11 to folio 35r, line 23

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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