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 Subject
Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Story about fairy hills, 1891

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/140
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Sithichean Cnoc Na Connlaich' about a man who when passing between two hills in the middle of the night while carrying straw hears a voice calling him from one hill telling him to leave the fodder and a voice from the other hill telling him not to, 'A mhic Dhomhaill Ghlais cha'n fhag tu am fodar am fad agus a bhitheas uiread leat agus a tha na d'aghaidh agus fear/duine a bharrachd!' [Son of Gray Donald, don't leave the straw so long as there are as many for you as there are...

Story entitled 'Airidh Mhuthair' about water-horses murdering young women, 1874 and 1891

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/149
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Airidh Mhuthair' [Ă€irigh Mhuthair] in which three girls are staying on Airidh Mhuthair when three water-horses dressed as three handsome men join them. In the dead of night, two of the water-horses kill two of the girls. The third girl runs away and is pursued by the third water-horse who curses her in verse, the curse beginning, 'Cha b'e an airi shubhach, Ach an airi dhudbhach dheurach'. Carmichael notes, writing in landscape, that the girl got away because she was fleet of...