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Fragment of a song entitled 'Fearann na Fonn' and accompanying note, September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/123

Scope and Contents

Fragment of a song entitled 'Fearann na Fonn' beginning 'Eir an dean an lorg, Steach o chuain mor' [Am Bròn Binn or The Sweet Sorrow] and accompanying note which tells how Conn told his wife in a dream that a witch had killed him and that this 'information put a stop to their visionary longings'. The song was probably collected on the Isle of Barra [Barraigh]. Text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere. This item is a continuation of Coll-97/CW90/121.


  • Creation: September 1872

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 47v, line 12 to folio 48r, line 6

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW90/121 - the first part of this song.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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