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Song entitled 'Cumha' and accompanying note, nd

Identifier: Coll-97/CW152/33

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Cumha' beginning ''S fhad a shiubhail mi n oidhche, Dh fhios na maighdin bu bhoidhche' composed of forty-two lines, arranged as three verses of four lines each and fifteen verses in couplets. The accompanying note reads 'This poem was composed by a young man who went to see his sweetheart and whn he reached there he found that she had died shortly before his arrival.'


  • Creation: nd

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Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 43 folios ; 20.2 x 16.1 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 36r, line 10 to folio 37v, line 12

Repository Details

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