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Story entitled 'Mac Righ Sorach', January 1865

Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/10

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'Mac Righ Sorach' collected from Alasdair Mac Neil [Alexander MacNeil], Ceantangbhall [Ceanntangabhal/Kentagaval, Barraigh/Isle of Barra]. The story tells of how Mac Rìgh Sorach wanted to build [stepping stones?] between Maol-donach and Bhatarsa [Maol Dòmhnaich and Bhatarsaigh/Vatersay]. He and his servant each took a stone but he noticed that his servants was much bigger than his. Realising that his servant was much stronger than he was he stopped the work. The two stones can still be seen today on Vatersay.


  • Creation: January 1865

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 86 folios ; 20.3 x 16.5 cm