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Story entitled 'Greim Mionnaich', 11 September 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/107

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'Greim Mionnaich' from Catherine MacLean, crofter, Naast, Gairloch, Ross and Cromarty [Nàst, Geàrr Loch, Ros is Cromba], which tells of a stranger seeking shelter for the night and being refused but is given a bed in the barn. During the night the woman's husband takes unwell and she goes to ask the stranger for help who cures the man while chiding the woman for beging too quick to refuse hospitality and letting Christ himself sleep in the barn. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 11 September 1909

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 20.2 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 26r, line 4 to folio 26v, line 8


Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica vol. IV (Edinburgh, 1941), p. 270-271

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