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Song entitled 'Duan an Domhnaich', 21 September 1872 and 4 October 1875

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/85

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Duan an Domhnaich' [Duan an Dòmhnaich or Hymn of the Sunday] collected from Don MacAonais [Dòmhnall MacAonghais/Donald MacInnes], aged seventy four years, Baile gharbhai, Iocar, South Uist [Baile Gharbhaidh/Balgarva, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Duan an Do[mh]n[aich] a Dhia ghil, Fir[in]n fo n[ea]rt Chri[o]st a chomhlan'. The song is composed of eleven lines. Written transversely across the text in ink is 'Transcribed into Book No III A[lexander]. A[rchibald]. Carmichael Creagorry 4th Oct[ober] 1875'. [Creag Ghoraidh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula]


  • Creation: 21 September 1872 and 4 October 1875

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 22r, line 1 to folio 22r, line 14

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW106/96 - fragment of the same song.


Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol. I (Edinburgh, 1900), pp. 222-223

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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