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North Uist Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Song entitled 'Duan na Ceardach', 2 October 1865

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/3
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Duan na Ceardach' [The Song of the Smithy] collected from Iain Donullach [John MacDonald] Lochephort [Loch Euphort/Locheport, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. The song is composed of sixty-nine lines.

Song entitled 'Duan Na Ceardach', c1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/80
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Duan Na Ceardach' collected from Iain Donullach [John MacDonald], Lochephort, Uist T[uath] [Loch Euphort/Locheport, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] on 2 October 1865, beginning 'La dhuinn air Luachair Leothain, An ceathrar chronan a bhuidhean'. The song is composed of sixty-five lines. The song tells how Fionn and seven of his men were walking in the hills when they saw a dark man with one leg. He enchanted them to follow him over every sort of terrain but Daorghlas (later known as...

Story entitled 'Bas Osgair' and accompanying note, 2 October 1865

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/2
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Bas Osgair' [The Death of Oscar] and accompanying note collected from Iain Donnullach [John MacDonald], Lochephort [Loch Euphort/Locheport, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. Note states that he heard 'these duans from Ruari MacCuinn [Roderick MacQuien] who lived at Malacleit [Malaclete] and who had a free piece of land there from the proprietor for his duans'.