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Story entitled 'Bas Osgair' and accompanying note, 2 October 1865

Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/2

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'Bas Osgair' [The Death of Oscar] and accompanying note collected from Iain Donnullach [John MacDonald], Lochephort [Loch Euphort/Locheport, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. Note states that he heard 'these duans from Ruari MacCuinn [Roderick MacQuien] who lived at Malacleit [Malaclete] and who had a free piece of land there from the proprietor for his duans'.


  • 2 October 1865

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 92 folios ; 20.1 x 16.4 cm

Physical Location

folio 10v, line 1 to folio 12r, line 4

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW112/69 - another version of this item.


Campbell, J. F., Leabhar na Féinne (London, 1872) pp. 182-193.
Campbell, J. G., The Fians; or , Stories, Poems, & Traditions of Fionn and his Warrior Band (London, 1891) pp. 29-33.
Craig, K.C., Leighas Cas O Céin (Stirling, 1950).
MacInnes, D., Folk and Hero Tales (London, 1890) pp. 206-277, 464-473.

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