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Background story to the song entitled 'Mo Nighean Donn a Cornaig' and vocabulary note, 1901

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/13

Scope and Contents

Background story to the song entitled 'Mo Nighean Donn a Cornaig' in which a Tiree [Tiriodh] man is courting a girl in Coll but two other suitors kill him and she 'went out with her fathers kins'. The song itself is not given. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates

  • 1901

Language of Materials

Gaelic,English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 122 folios ; 16.5 cm x 21 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 6v, line 7 to folio 6v, line 12

Bibliography

Kennedy-Fraser, Marjory and MacLeod, Kenneth, (eds.), Songs of the Hebrides and Other Celtic Songs from the Highlands of Scotland, London, 1909.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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