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Story entitled 'Bhrithinn Chaorain', 7 April 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/45

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'Bhrithinn Chaorainn' ['An Bhruidhean Chaorthuinn' or 'An Bruighean Caorthuin'] collected from Don[u]l Donull[ach] [Donald MacDonald] age 80, who had learned it from his father. In the story the Fenians are trapped by the Lochlannaich [Vikings] in a house until Fionn sings a Fenian charm which is heard by Diarmaid and Caoilte who come to rescue them. Text has been scored through as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.


  • 7 April 1869

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 68 folios ; 20.5 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 44r, line 1 to folio 45r, line 18


Campbell, J. F., Leabhar na Feinne (London, 1872) pp. 86-89.

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