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Song beginning 'Is mairg a chual e s nach do rinn e', 22 August 1903

Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/1

Scope and Contents

Song collected from Mary Macrae, Dunan, Leitir fhearna, Glenseil, at Leachdachan, Gleannseile [Dùnan, Leitir Fheàrna/Letterfearn, Glenshiel/Gleann Seile and Leachachan, all Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] beginning 'Is mairg a chual e s nach do rinn e, Gu ro[bh] mo lean[nan] am Binninis'. The song is composed of forty seven lines. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 22 August 1903

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 20 folios ; 21 x 17 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 1r, line 1 to folio 2r, line 10


Tolmie, Frances, One Hundred and Five Songs of Occupation from the Western Isles, (1912)

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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