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Story about a man calling for the Baron on his death-bed, 15 August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/9

Scope and Contents

Story about a man calling for the Baron [Bachuil] on his death-bed collected from Donald MacGregor, Baile Garbh/Bailegarve, Lios Mòr/Lismore. The man's wife sent for the Baron but despatched another messenger afterwards saying that he need not come after all. The man cried 'O am Baron am Baron. Tha ghaoil bha gaoil agads air a bheir[e]adh riabh,' and then he died.


  • Creation: 15 August 1883

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Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 1 notebook ; 17.5 x 10.8 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 4v, line 19 to folio 5r, line 10

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW120/5 and Coll-97/CW120/8; Coll-97/106/71 - another version of this story.


Carmichael, Alexander, ‘The Barons of Bachuil’, Celtic Review, 5 (1908–9), pp. 365–6.

Repository Details

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