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Story about An Gorm Mòr, September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/28

Scope and Contents

Story about An Gorm Mòr, who lived at Achnanduin [Achadun, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] that he 'made a meet[in]g with the evil one to fight him.' They fought at Camus a Ghuirm at Eigneig [possibly Camas Gorm, Eignaig], where one bull appeared and another left, and An Gorm Mòr was found dead. 'Leac-a-Ghuirm is on the Crois.'


  • Creation: September 1870

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 117 folios ; 20 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 8v, line 20 to folio 9r, line 4

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW106/40 - another version of the same story.


Carmichael, Alexander, 'The Barons of Bachuil', The Celtic Review, vol. 5, no. 20 (1909), pp. 356-375:

Repository Details

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