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Song entitled 'Donl Mhic Iain Ic Sheumas', 8 April 1869 to 6 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/65

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Donl Mhic Iain Ic Sheumas' beginning 'Eir fara la o air farala o', collected from Mairi Nic GilleMhaoil [Mary MacMillan] Lianacui, Iocar [Lionacuidhe and Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. 'Heard this from Mairiread Nic Àigh [Margaret MacKay] Benbecula Gearrabeag [Gearraidh Beag, Beinn na Faoghla]. She was about 60 or 65. She had it best of any in the plac[e].' Text has been scored through and a note on folio 63v reads 'B[ook] 2 p Transcribed May 6 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.


  • Creation: 8 April 1869 to 6 May 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 63v, line 1 to folio 65r, line 10


Campbell, J L and Collinson, F, ed Hebridean Folksongs, Vol III (Oxford, 1981).
Sinclair, Archibald An t-Oranaiche (Glasgow, 1879).

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