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Song entitled 'Iollairean us o ro i', 10 February 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/75

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Iollairean us o ro i' [Am Bròn Binn or The Sweet Sorrow] collected from Margaret MacDonald, aged 79 years, Gearraidh Iain, Malacleit/Malaclete, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uis, beginning 'Thuirt ri Sola ri Ri Fial, Gu h iarr dhuit'. The song is composed of ninety-six lines, some of which are incomplete and some of which have been annotated. The text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 10 February 1870

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 48v, line 17 to folio 51r, line 19


Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol. V (Edinburgh, 1954), pp. 86-105
Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness, vol. IX, pp. 71-74

Repository Details

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