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Story entitled 'Duan an Deirg' and accompanying note, 5 October 1865 to 4 May 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/5

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'Duan an Deirg' collected from Catrina nic Lachlain ruai [Catherine MacQuien] Clachan a Ghloip [Clachan na Lùib, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. The note states that the informant learned the song from her uncle Ruarai ruadh mac Cuithein [Roderick MacQuien], catechist, Scolpaig [Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] who had eighteen books on Fenian tales, which were burnt by his son 'who turned a F.C.' (Free Church). A transverse note on folio 20r reads 'Transcribed May 4 1869 A. A. C.'.

Dates

  • 5 October 1865 to 4 May 1869

Language of Materials

Gaelic,English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 92 folios ; 20.1 x 16.4 cm

Physical Location

folio 15v, line 14 to folio 18v, line 11

Bibliography

Campbell, J. F., Leabhar na Féinne (London, 1872) pp.108-111

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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