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Story relating to Oscar, 14 March 1866

Identifier: Coll-97/CW104/25

Scope and Contents

Story collected from Iain MacCoinnich [John MacKenzie], Uisgeabhagh/Uiskevagh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula relating to Oscar and how he got his name, noting that at first he was called 'Cuime-nan-Cnamh' at first but after bravely slaying a beast his grandfather, Fionn, called him Oscar.


  • Creation: 14 March 1866

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 91 folios ; 20 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 87v, line 14 to folio 86v, line 5

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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