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Song entitled 'Alain Airech Ainemeil' or 'Ailein Aighneach Ainmeil' and accompanying story, 12 March 1869 to 6 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/24

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Alain Airech Ainemeil' or 'Ailein Aighreach Ainmeil' collected from Mary Ghillis [Gilles], Nunton [Baile nan Chailleach, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula], age 60 from Barra [Barraigh]. A note states that it was composed by a woman in South Uist [Uibhist a Deas] to one of the Clanranalds. Text written transversely on folio 27v appears to be another verse for the song. Text has been scored out with a note which reads 'Trans[cribed] Thursday May 6 1869 A. A. C.'


  • Creation: 12 March 1869 to 6 May 1869

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Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 68 folios ; 20.5 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 26v, line 10 to folio 28v, line 11

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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