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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of a story about a man on La Brianan, 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/71
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story about a man ploughing on La Brianan [St Brendan's Day]. The little text that there is here is unclear.
Dates: 1901

Note entitled 'S[aint] Brendan', c1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/88
Scope and Contents Note entitled 'S[aint] Brendan' with a verse about Saint Brendan beginning 'Chuirear Bruanain Domhal Dubh, Is faid an la n diugh nan de' and a note that Saint Moluag was a disciple of Brendan's, that Lugadius and Moluc are alternatives for Moluag, that St Moluag's Day is 25 June, that he died in 592 AD and that Moluag founded 'Mortlach Muirthilleauch in the vale of the Fiddich' [Mòrthlach/Mortlach and Gleann Fhiodhaich/Glen Fiddich, both Siorrachd Bhanbh/Banffshire].
Dates: c1892

Notes and story about Naomh Moire [Maol-ruibhe], Naomh Brian[ain] and associated archaeological sites, 1867

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/74
Scope and Contents Notes and story about Naomh Moire [Maol Rubha], Naomh Brian[ain] [Brendan] and associated archaeological sites probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay. The notes describe Tobar Chal[uim] Chille [St Columba's Well] as a muddy spring in a small gully east of the lighthouse [Barra Head, Beàrnaraigh/Berneray] and how St Maol Rubha's day was celebrated on Berneray 'as long as any of the old friamh had rel[atives] buried in the Cladh.' St Maol Rubha had a...
Dates: 1867

Notes on Saint Brianain [Brendan], 5 March 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/5
Scope and Contents Notes on Saint Brianain [Brendan] including the date of Brianain's Day and the possibilities for where he is buried, including Caibeal Bhrianain [Brendan's Chapel, Barraigh/Barra]. Also notes that the chapel is built of shell lime and small pebbles the size of apples.
Dates: 5 March 1869

Notes on working on La Naomh Bhrianein [St Brendan's Day], 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/9
Scope and Contents Notes about working on La Naomh Bhrianein [Latha Naomh Bhrianain or St Brendan's Day] to the effect that Catholics generally would not work, while Protestants would.
Dates: 1869

Song and accompanying story about Dòmhnall Dubh, 5 March 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/6
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Chunna Brianein Don[u]l du' and accompanying story about a Dòmhnall Dubh who was struck deaf and dumb having worked on La Naomh Bhrianain [Latha Naomh Bhrianain or St Brendan's Day].
Dates: 5 March 1869

Story about a man who went out on St Brendan's Day and accompanying note, February 1874

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/55
Scope and Contents Story about a man who said to his wife 'Theid mi fhein mar do chuil-bhac far nach fhai[gh] duine no Brianin sin' and went out to work on St Brendan's Day in consequence of which he became blind. The note states that St Brendan's Day is the first fortnight in summer and since that incident no man has 'put spaid or soc fo thal[amh]' [dug or ploughed] on Barraigh/Isle of Barra. Also notes 'The dog is kept run[ning] aft[er] sheep [chlipp[in]g] them + sorting them'. Carmichael records that St Barr's...
Dates: February 1874