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Story about MacMhuirich winning a shirt from O' Neil, 1871

Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/40

Scope and Contents

Story telling how O' Neil had a 'magnificent shirt' made which he would give to the person who composed the best poem. No one was able to win it from O' Neil until MacMhuirich arrived and he won it by reciting a poem beginning 'Thin[ig] mi a Al[ba] do dh Eir[inn], A dheo[gh] mhic O Nil a chois cliu'.


  • Creation: 1871

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Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 1 volume ; 17 x 20.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 65r, line 12 to folio 65v, line 1

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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