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Song entitled 'Cleireach Nan Salm', c1862

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/70

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Cleireach Nan Salm' [Clèireach nan Salm] collected from Donald Camashron [Donald Cameron], Coille-othar, Bracadal, Eilean Sgithach [Coille Odhar/Coillore, Bracadale, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] on 4 February 1862 beginning 'A Chleirich a leughas na Sailm, 'S Carrail leam nach math do chiall'. The song is composed of forty-six lines divided into twelve verses and describes a battle between the Fenians and the Lochlannaich [Vikings]. Some annotations have been made to the text in ink.


  • Creation: c1862

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 183 folios ; 20 x 23.8cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 155r, line 1 to folio 156r, line 4


Campbell, J. F., Leabhar na Féinne (London, 1872) pp 182-183

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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