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Song entitled 'Tiomanadh Ghoill mhic Mhoirne', 22 October 1864

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/56

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Tiomanadh Ghoill mhic Mhoirne' [Goll mac Morne's Promise] collected from Fearchar Mac Rath [Farquhar MacRae], Doirni, Ceanntaill Loch-ais [An Dòrnaidh/Dornie, Cinn Tàile/Kintail, Lochaillse/Lochalsh, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] on 10 July 1862. Carmichael has written in 'Fearchar(?)' in pencil in the gap he'd left before writing 'Mac Rath' indicating uncertainty as to the informant's first name. The song begins 'Iarraigeam dlu ri m' bhean, Iarraigeam ri m' cheann' and is composed of seventy seven lines. Some pencil marks have been added later to show verse divisions and there are a few annotations also made in pencil.


  • Creation: 22 October 1864

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Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 183 folios ; 20 x 23.8cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 135r, line 6 to folio 137r, line 17

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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