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Song entitled 'Tàladh Iain Mhuideartaich', 7 April 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/43

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Tàladh Iain Mhuideartaich' collected from Donul Donullach [Donald MacDonald] Snaoisveall [Sniseabhal/Snishival, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] age 6, who was able to recite several other songs correctly, including, 'Tormaid Mac mhic ic Ailean', 'Bhean leasaich an stop', 'Laoi na Buileartaich', 'Laoi Fhraoich' and 'Dun Mhic Iain ic Iain'. The song is in praise of John of Moidart and Clan Ranald. Carmichael notes that Donald heard the song from his grandfather and gives the boy's patronymic as 'Donl mac Alastair ic Dhonil ic Dhonll ic Iain ic Dhuail ic Iain ic Raoil Bhornish Uarach', who was originally from Howbig [Tobha Beag/Howbeg].

Dates

  • 7 April 1869

Language of Materials

Gaelic,English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 68 folios ; 20.5 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location

CW107-121

Physical Location

folio 40r, line 1 to folio 43v, line 4

Bibliography

Matheson, William, ed. The Songs of John MacCodrum (Edinburgh, 1938).

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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