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Song beginning 'Hillirin s og u horo laill oho', 28 May 1869 and 18 June 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/64

Scope and Contents

Song collected from Mairead Mhoireastan [Margaret Morrison], aged 36 years, Sliabh Ghriminis, Benbecula [Beinn na Faoghla] beginning 'Hillirin s og u horo laill oho, Hi ri beo illirin o gu'. The song is composed of forty-four lines. The text has been scored through in ink and written transversely across the first folio is 'B[ook] 3 Page [-] Trans[cribed] June 18 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.


  • Creation: 28 May 1869 and 18 June 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 38v, line 7 to folio 39v, line 10

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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