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Story entitled 'Aireamh Muintir Dhubhain' and accompanying note, 5 October 1865

Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/7

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'Aireamh Muintir Dhubhain' and accompanying story collected from Catrina nic Lachlain ruai [Catherine MacQuien] Clachan a Ghloip [Clachan na Lùib, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. The note states that John Smith in Baghasdal [Boisdale, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] has the story and that Patruig Smith [Peter or Patrick Smith] also has the story 'Sgeul Choise Cèin'. Text has been scored through perhaps indicating it has been transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 5 October 1865

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Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 92 folios ; 20.1 x 16.4 cm

Physical Location

folio 19r, line 1 to folio 20r, line 21

Related Materials



Campbell, J. G., The Fians; or Stories, Poems & Traditions of Fionn and his Warrior Band (London, 1891) pp. 258-260.
MacFhraing, R. A., 'Àireamh Muinntir Fhinn Is Dhubhain, Agus Sgeul Iosephuis Is an Dà Fhichead Iudhaich’, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. Section A: Mathematical and Physical Sciences, vol. 52 (1948–1950), pp. 87–93.
Maclagan, R. C. The Games and Diversions of Argyleshire (London, 1901), p. 179.
Nicolson, A.,Toimhseachain agus Dubh-Fhacail (Glaschu, 1938), pp. 80–81.

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