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Fragments of stories about Cuchulainn and accompanying verse, 13 September 1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/15

Scope and Contents

Fragments of stories about Cuchulainn collected from Coinneach MacThasgail [Kenneth MacAskill], Caolas Scalpey [Caolas Scalpaigh/Kyles Scalpay, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris]. The verse begins ' 'S olc a [thuig] tusa bhuamsa, [Aoin uasail anameirich]'. The verse is composed of five lines and precedes the stories. The fragments include the story of the death of Conlaich and Nighean an Laobhaire.


  • Creation: 13 September 1873

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 92 folios ; 20.1 x 16.4 cm

Physical Location

folio 46v, line 13 to folio 47v, line 3


Campbell, John Francis, (ed.), Leabhar na FĂ©inne, vol I, (London, 1872), p.14.
McDonald, Fr Allan, 'Norsemen in Uist Folklore', Saga Book of the Viking Club, Vol III (1902) p. 424.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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