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Song entitled 'Laoidh a Choin Duibh', c1862

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/65

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Laoidh a Choin Duibh' collected from Donull Camashron [Donald Cameron], Coille-odhar, Clac-Sgiath on 18 December 1861. The song begins 'La dhuinn a bhith sa bheinn sheilg, Bainnig leinn a bhith gun choin'. The song is composed of sixty-two lines. The song tells how a man came with a black dog called For and killed one hundred and fifty of Fionn's dogs. In response, Fionn unleashed his prize dog, Bran, which killed For. The text has two annotations in different inks.

Dates

  • c1862

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 183 folios ; 20 x 23.8cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 146v, line 1 to folio 147v, line 27

Bibliography

Campbell, John Francis, (ed.), Leabhar na FĂ©inne (London, 1872) pp 90-92.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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