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Story about a herd preventing cattle from swimming away, March 1874

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/83

Scope and Contents

Story about a herd who when he went to collect some cattle and when he whistled for them they came down to the beach and three cows and their three calves started swimming towards Ceilegary [Ceileagraigh/Killegray]. He managed to stop the last cow and her limping calf by throwing 'lan a chroighl[e]' [possibly creel] into the pool in which they were standing.


  • March 1874

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 93 folios ; 20.5 x 13.2 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 18v, line 1 to folio 18v, line 10

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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