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Story entitled 'An Gruagach'

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/157

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'An Gruagach' about the appearance of a gruagach [brownie] in Iain Donn's father's house at night. The story notes that the gruagach visited Fiarey [Fiaraidh] where there is a leac gruagach [a large stone with a hollow] onto which milk is spilt, so that the gruagach will look after the cattle through the night, so that they do not get out.


  • Creation: 1870 to 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 63r, line 15 to folio 63v, line 9


Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol. II (Edinburgh, 1900), pp. 306-308

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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