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Song entitled 'Laoi na Ceardich', 27 March 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/1

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Laoi na Ceard[a]ich' [Laoidh na Ceàrdaich] collected from Alex[ander] MacNeill, Keantangval [Ceanntangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Isle of Barra]. A gap in the manuscript indicates that the beginning of the song has not been recorded with the first lines noted down beginning, 'Cha ruig [ceo] orm eir cheart eigin, Sgod da eid eir a obair'. The song is composed of twenty four lines, many of which are incomplete.


  • Creation: 27 March 1870

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 1 volume ; 17 x 20.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 5r, line 1 to folio 5v, line 13


Campbell, John Francis (ed.) Leabhar na Féinne, (Edinburgh, 1872), pp. 65-68.
Gillies, John (ed.) Sean Dain agus Orain Ghaidhealach, (Perth, 1786), pp. 233-36.

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