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Note about the song 'Duan Na Muthairn', c1893

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/4

Scope and Contents

Note about the song 'Duan Na Muthairn' [Rune of the Muthairn], which was collected from Dun[can] MacLel[lan] Don[nachadh] Ban, Carnan, S[outh] U[ist] on 17 January 1874 that Duncan had heard it from an old woman 'who used to frequent his fathers house and who used to repeat long hymns night after night at the fire side.'


  • c1893

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 32 folios ; 20.2 x 14.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 237v, line 8 to folio 237v, line 13


Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol. I (Edinburgh, 1900) pp. 28-29

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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