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Song beginning 'Gorag nach teid [th]u dh'Iain duigh' and accompanying note, 24 September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/94

Scope and Contents

Song beginning 'Gorag nach teid [th]u dh'Iain duigh', probably collected from Catherine MacFarlane née MacPherson, Ceanntangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Isle of Barra. The song has a note written transversely over the top of it and the text of the preceding item which reads 'The fairy daughter was asked in marriage by a man who she did not like & her mother pressed her to marry him rather than the empty handed one in orthodox fashion'. It is also noted that 'The fancy loon was killed by the brother'.


  • Creation: 24 September 1872

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 38v, line 16 to folio 38v, line 32

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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