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Song beginning 'S gur taoghainn a' mhaighdinn a bheusach', 1865

Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/19

Scope and Contents

Song beginning 'S gur taoghainn a' mhaighdinn a bheusach, A leum a h-oc blian diag', taken from the song 'Nam biodh agam bàta biorach' by Donald Matheson of Attadale and Lochalsh. The song is composed of twelve lines. The text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere and bears a single pencil annotation.


  • Creation: 1865

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 86 folios ; 20.3 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 57r, line 1 to folio 57r, line 12

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW244 f.493 - another copy of this song.


Mackenzie, William, 'Old Gaelic Songs', The Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness, vol. XII (1885-86), pp. 120-21.
Stiùbhart, Domhnall Uilleam, ‘Alasdair MacGilleMhìcheil: Fear-Cruinneachaidh Òran ri linn nan 1860an’, Foinn agus Focail: Léachtaí Cholm Cille XL (Maynooth, 2010), pp 118-19.

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