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Note about the verse 'Rann Liadail', 5 April 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/47

Scope and Contents

Note about the verse 'Rann Liadail' collected from Hector MacIosaig [Hector MacIsaac], Kean Langabhat, Iochdar [Ceann Langabhat, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The verse is said to have been composed by 'The Cailleach of Liadail' [Liathdail] who was said to have been 100 years old when she composed the verse. Several placenames are mentioned including Loch a' Cheann Dughain at Howbeag [Tobha Beag/Howbeg]; the river Ionnair Mòr flowing from Coire Ruevail on Teacal into Loch Druidibig [An t-Ionaire Mòr, Coire Ruadail, Thacla/Hecla, Loch Druidibeag/Loch Druidibeg], and Sithein a Bhealaich at Bealach Fhrosgairt [Sithein a' Bhealaich, Bealach Crosgard].

Dates

  • 5 April 1872

Language of Materials

English,Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm