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Poem beginning 'Chun[naic] mi na Sandagan' and accompanying note, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/207

Scope and Contents

Poem beginning 'Chun[naic] mi na Sandagan (sand eels), A dir[each] ri Meall anndrari' being three verses of the twelve false verses and twelve verses which a condemned man had to make up in order to save himself from being put to death. The accompanying note which states that the man made the verses up in Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty].


  • Creation: June 1887

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 53 folios ; 17.2 x 10.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 41r, line 1 to folio 41r, line 16


Macrury, Rev. John, 'Old Gaelic Songs with Historical Notes and Traditions', Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness, vol. XVI (1890-1891), pp. 102-103

Repository Details

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