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Song entitled 'Laoidh Na h Inghinne' and accompanying note, 22 October 1864 and 10 April 1866

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/58

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Laoidh Na h Inghinne' collected from Alasdair Donullach [Alexander MacDonald], Port-righ [Port Rìgh/Portree, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] beginning 'La dhomh romh 'm Fheinn a muigh, 'S mi na m' shuidhe air Tulach-coire-ciar'. The song is composed of twenty-four lines. The text has been written across transversely with a note from the Inverness Courier of 19 March 1866 stating that four of the oldest inhabitants of Portree had passed away in the course of a month, to which Carmichael has added that one of those inhabitants was this informant. He has, however recorded the informant as Alasdair but the quote from the Inverness Courier refers to Angus.


  • Creation: 22 October 1864 and 10 April 1866

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 183 folios ; 20 x 23.8cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 139v, line 1 to folio 140r, line 5

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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