Lismore Argyllshire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 136 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Poetic dialogue between Calum Cille [St Columba] and Moluag [St Moluag] beginning 'Lismore, ars Maluag lis a Lismore gur sin lios broin Cal[um Cille].'
Scope and Contents Quote, probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, from a Lismore woman described as magnificent looking, who lived in Kingussie [Ceann a' Ghiuthsaich, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire] from a quarrel she had with another woman. The quote reads 'Gu de is urrainn daibh a gh rath rium ach gun toil liom na fir – mu’s toil is toil leis na fir mi!'
Scope and Contents Lullaby beginning 'Cas a mhoga-luirein, A luirein a luirein' known to have been collected on Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire.
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Fhuair mi [-] eir Dón Barain, Dhol a Kileandr[ais]t s Port Charrain' [Cille Anndrais/Killandrist, Port a' Charrain, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. The song is composed of nine lines. There is also an accompanying placename note stating that Bailur and Bailegarbh [Baile Iubhair/Balure and Baile Garbh/Baligarve] were both once called Bailemeanach.
Scope and Contents Story about the 'daughter of the caistealan' who was killed by her father for going to visit her lover while she was crossing Doirlinn [Bernera Island, Lios Mòr/Lismore]. She was buried in Cladh a' Ghleann and Carmichael notes that there is another graveyard at Pillebhudh [Pollbhuidhe] 'on a beaut[i]ful knoll'.
Scope and Contents Story about a man calling for the Baron [Bachuil] on his death-bed collected from Donald MacGregor, Baile Garbh/Bailegarve, Lios Mòr/Lismore. The man's wife sent for the Baron but despatched another messenger afterwards saying that he need not come after all. The man cried 'O am Baron am Baron. Tha ghaoil bha gaoil agads air a bheir[e]adh riabh,' and then he died.
Scope and Contents Story about Alasdair MacColla that as long as he [avoided] 'Eaglais Lismore & Muil[eann] [Ghocaingo] or Muil[eann] Charnasary' he would prosper [St Moluag's Catherdral, Lios Mòr/Lismore, and Càrn-asaraidh/Carnassarie both Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. He burnt the two buildings and he came to grief. The church on Lismore remained without a roof for a hundred years.