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Song beginning 'Chai an conn Gun deach an conn an cuil', 16 June 1876

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/84

Scope and Contents

Song collected from Cairistina nin Duil [Cairistiona nighean Dùghaill or Christina MacInnes], Creagorry [Creag Ghoraidh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] beginning 'Chai an conn Gun deach an conn an cuil'. The song is composed of forty-five lines and it appears as if lines three and four have been missed out. The text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere. Cairistiona is noted as 'Bean bhoc[hd] a bhios sniomh dhan mhnaoi agam'.


  • Creation: 16 June 1876

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 57v, line 9 to folio 58v, line 14

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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