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Fragment of a song entitled 'Laoidh Dhiarmaid', c1862

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/67

Scope and Contents

Fragment of a song entitled 'Laoidh Dhiarmaid' [Lay of Diarmaid] collected from Donull Camashron [Donald Cameron], Coill-othar 'Clar-Sgiath' [Coille Odhar/Coillore, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The song begins 'Eisdibh mus ail leibh laoidh, Air a mhuinntir a dh'fhalbh uainn' and is composed of twenty-four lines. Annotations to the text have been made in pencil. The song is the beginning of the story in which Diarmaid, after having eloped with Grainne, Fionn's wife, goes boar hunting with Fionn, which is a trap in which Fionn intends to fatally wound Diarmaid.

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 151r, line 1 to folio 151v, line 5

Bibliography

Campbell, John Francis, (ed.),Leabhar na FĂ©inne (London, 1872) pp. 158-159.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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