Skip to main content

Poem beginning 'Gair nan cath eir tulach shamhna', 29 September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/12

Scope and Contents

Poem beginning 'Gair nan cath eir tulach shamhna' collected from Hector MacLeoid or Eachunn mac Alastair [Hector MacLeod] cottar, Iocar [Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Carmichael comments 'I don't understand these lines'. Text has been scored through as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 29 September 1872

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 92 folios ; 20.1 x 16.4 cm

Physical Location

folio 28r, line 4 to folio 28r, line 13

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW482 f.31 - another copy of this story from the same informant.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
+44(0)131 650 8379