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Song beginning 'Ho bobarra dirdearra', 30 October 1872 and 5 October 1875

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/115

Scope and Contents

Song collected from Aonas Currie [Angus Currie], Ardnamona, Iocar [Àird na Monadh, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Ho bobarra dirdearra, Seach an stuirst'. The song is composed of sixteen lines and has a number of annotations. The text has been scored through in two different inks and wirtten transversely across the text is 'Transcribed B[ook] III p.199 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael] Creagorry 5 October 1875.' [Creag Ghoraidh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].


  • Creation: 30 October 1872 and 5 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 39v, line 8 to folio 40r, line 6

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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