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Song beginning 'Ille bhig Ilabhig hugaich o', 12 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/84

Scope and Contents

Song collected from Mary MacRae, aged 95 years, Taobh Tuath/Northton, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris beginning 'Ille bhig Ilabhig hugaich o, Ruiraich o hugaich o'. The song is composed of twenty-seven lines and the text has been scored through in ink with the following text written transversely across it 'Transcribed into MS No II Page 123 30 Sep[tember]'. Written transversely next to the text is 'Oran Sì' [Òran Sìth or Fairy Song].


  • Creation: 12 July 1870

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 64 folios ; 19.5 x 23 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 24r, line 13 to folio 24v, line 19

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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