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Benbecula Inverness-shire Scotland

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 211 Collections and/or Records:

Poem beginning 'Coin air loina', 1895

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/63
Scope and Contents Poem writte down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula beginning 'Coin air loina, Eich air thaoda'. Text has been scored through in pencil.
Dates: 1895

Poem entitled 'A Mhuillearstach' and accompanying notes, 20 October 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/33
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'A Mhuillearstach' collected from Donald Maclellan or Donl mac Iain bhain ic Neil, aged 84 years S[outh] Hacleit, Benbecula, S[out] Uist [Haclait/Hacklet, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning ''S la dha'n Fheinn eir Tullach Eirinn, 'S i g amharc Eirinn ma timicheall'. The song is composed of two hundred and four lines, two of which have been written in pencil transversely, probably after the whole text had been written. A preamble to the story is given...
Dates: 20 October 1871

Poem entitled 'Briara Fhinn ri Oscar', 22 March 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/15
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Briara Fhinn ri Oscar' collected from Do'ul mac an t-Shaoir Do'ul mac Dhouil ic Thearlaich [Donald MacIntyre], catechist, Aird, Beinn na faothla Uist deas [Àird, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'A mhic mo mhic se thui[r]t an righ, Oscar a righ nan og fhlath'. The poem is composed of twenty six lines. MacIntyre states that he 'Heard this 60 years ago from an old man John Mac Aonais (Iain og mac Fhionlai) [John MacInnes] an Smearcleit Uist D[eas]...
Dates: 22 March 1867

Poem entitled 'Comhairle A Aoide do Mhac an Toisich', 25 May 1865

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/20
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Comhairle A Aoide do Mhac an Toisich' collected from Coinneach Mac Calaman [Kenneth Murchison] Lochcarnan at Uisgebha, Uist [Loch a' Charnain/Loch Carnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Uisgeabhagh/Uiskevagh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula]. The poem is a list of advice on how to live a good life given by Mac an Toisich to Aoide, in a manner similar to a list of proverbs. Aoide asks Mac an Toisich if he followed the advice to which the answer is no but that if he had the advice he...
Dates: 25 May 1865

Poem entitled 'Comhairle Aoide do Mhac-an-Toisich', c1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/51
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Comhairle Aoide do Mhac-an-Toisich' collected from Coinneach Mac Calman or Murchison [Kenneth MacCalman or Murchison], Lochcarron, on 25 May 1865 at Uisge-bhagh [Loch Ros is Cromba and Uisgebhagh/Uiskevagh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula]. The poem is a list of advice on how to live a good life given by Mac an Toisich to Aoide, in a manner similar to a list of proverbs. Aoide asks Mac an Toisich if he followed the advice to which the answer is no but that if he had the advice he...
Dates: c1875

Poem entitled 'Earraghain Mor', 21 March 1867 to 16 November 1869

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/18
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Earraghain Mor' collected from Doul mac an tShaoir [Donald MacIntyre, catechist, Àird/Aird, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] beginning 'La[tha] do Phad[raig] na chuirt, Gun sailm na nigh'. A note written in different ink across the initial lines of text reads 'Trans[cribed] B[ook] II p[-] Nov[ember] 16 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael].'
Dates: 21 March 1867 to 16 November 1869

Poem entitled 'Moladh Ghoill Fionn', 21 March 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/16
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Moladh Ghoill Fionn' Don'al mac Dho'uil ic Thearlaich [Donald MacIntyre, catechist, Àird/Aird, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] beginning 'Aird aigne Ghoill fear cog. Fhin[n], Laoch leoin lòin ful. nac tim' and is poem composed of fifteen lines. Carmichael notes that he heard the story from John MacInnes, Smeircleit/Smercleit, uibhist a Deas/South Uist who told him the previous poem, and that MacIntyre 'himself is about 70 or 71'.
Dates: 21 March 1867

Poem entitled 'Rann Maistridh', 21 December 1885

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/56
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Rann Maistridh' collected from Donald MacDonald, crofter, Griminish, Benbecula [Griminis, Beinn na Faoghla] beginning 'Thig a chuinneag thig'.
Dates: 21 December 1885

Poem or song beginning 'Tha uaisle air MacLeoid', 27 February 1895

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/91
Scope and Contents Poem or song written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, beginning 'Tha uaisle air MacLeoid, 'S cha' n e uaisle Innsa-Gall'. The poem/song is composed of eight lines and is written in ink.
Dates: 27 February 1895

Prayer beginning 'Lai mi noc le Moire 's le Mac', 16 June 1876

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/
Scope and Contents Prayer probably collected from Christina MacInnes, Creag Ghoraidh/Creagorry, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, beginning 'Lai mi noc le Moire 's le Mac, Le maic mo righ gam dhion o gach olc' [Beannachadh Leapa or Bed Blessing]. The prayer is composed of seven lines and has been scored through in ink as if to indicate that it has been transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 16 June 1876