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Fragment of 'L[aoidh] Muilleartaich, '1866

Identifier: Coll-97/CW104/15

Scope and Contents

Fragment of L[aoidh] Muilleartaich [Laoidh Muileartach] beginning 'Bha e mar illibhinn aillibhinn chreag, Mar streadharnan ainibheasach thugain'. The song is composed of two verses of four lines each and was written first in pencil and then written over in ink.


  • Creation: '1866

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 91 folios ; 20 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 38r, line 6 to folio 38r, line 15

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW104/5 - a full version of this song.


Campbell, John Francis, (ed.), Leabhar na FĂ©inne (London, 1872), pp. 68-71.
Campbell, Rev. John G., 'The Muileartach, a West Highland Tale', The Scottish Celtic Review, vol II (1881), pp. 115-137.
Campbell, Rev. John G.,The Fians Or Stories, Poems And Traditions Of Fionn And His Warrior Band (London, 1891), pp. 131-158.
Campbell, John Francis, (ed.), Popular Tales of the West Highlands, vol III (,), pp. 122-146.
MacBain, Alexander and Kennedy, Rev. John., (eds.)Reliquae Celticae, vol I (Inverness, 1892), pp. 276-278.

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