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Song entitled 'Clann a' Phiocair' and accompanying note, 21 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/17

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Clann a' Phiocair' collected from Mor nin Iain ic Dhonil bhain [Marion MacNeil], Gleann [Glen, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] beginning 'Fhir mhoir a shliabh a Chuilinn, S gort orm fhein chinn domh buill'. The song is composed of fifty-two lines, some of which have been amended. The text has been scored through in ink as if to indicate that it has been transcribed elsewhere. The accompanying note reads, 'Comp[osed] to Clann Dhonil Herraich - Clann a Phioc[air]'.


  • Creation: 21 May 1869

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 64 folios ; 17 x 20.3 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 7v, line 12 to folio 8v, line 19


Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol. V (Edinburgh, 1954), pp. 10-15

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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