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Song entitled 'Carbad Falaire Chuchuillain', c1862

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/61

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Carbad Falaire Chuchuillain' collected from Eachann Donullach [Hector MacDonald], Talamh-sgeir, Eilean Sgitheanach [Talaisgeir/Talisker, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] beginning 'Na h-eich liobhach laingeireach lothar no lomhar, 'S na spuir oir fotha (fopa?)'. The song is composed of seven lines. An accompanying note states that the informant heard the song from his father but he could only remember these few lines and that the word 'falaire' is closer to 'alaire' in meaning. It is noted 'Bha 'n duan anabarrach briagh' [The song was exceptionally pretty].


  • Creation: c1862

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 143r, line 1 to folio 143r, line 19

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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