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Fragment of the song entitled 'Bas Osgair', c1862

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/69

Scope and Contents

Fragment of the song entitled 'Bas Osgair' [Bàs Osgair or The Death of Oscar] collected from Coinneach Moireastan [Kenneth Morrison], Trithean, Carbost, Eilean Sgiathnach [Trien, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] beginning 'Mo laogh fhein thu 's laogh mo laoigh, Leanabh mo leanaibh ghil chaoimh'. The song is composed of nineteen lines and contains annotations in pencil, including one whcih reads 'Laoidh Dhiarmaid?'.


  • 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 154v, line 1 to folio 154v, line 24

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW105/2 - another version of this item.


Campbell, J. F., Leabhar na Féinne (London, 1872) pp. 182-183
Craig, K.C., Leighas Cas O Cein (Stirling, 1950).
MacInnes, D., folk and Hero tales (London, 1890) pp. 206-277, 464-473.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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