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Song entitled 'Mac Iain Ghiorr' and accompanying story, 1877

Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/76

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Mac Iain Ghiorr' beginning 'Te bha blithean ba aig Ru Huisnis', and accompanying story which tells how Mac Iain Ghiorr stole a cow from a woman. Also vocabulary note that 'mothir' [mòthar] means the noise of the sea. The song is composed of seven lines. This text has been scored through perhaps indicating it has been transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 1877

Language of Materials


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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 62 folios ; 23.5 x 19.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 21r, line 18 to folio 21v, line 6

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW244 f. 68a and f. 125.


Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, Vol II (Edinburgh, 1900) p. 300.

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