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Baleshare North Uist Inverness-shire Scotland

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Subject Source: Local sources

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Song entitled 'Oran Si' and accompanying story, 29 May 1869 and 15 June 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/67
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Oran Si' [Seathan] collected from Mairi Fheargustan nin Coruna [Mary Ferguson], Carnish [Cairinis/Carinish, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'Hura hurabhi o, B anns Seathan cul tota'. The song is composed of fifty lines and contains a number of annotations and amendments. The accompanying story tells how an old man in Baleshare [Baile Shear/Baleshare] called Iain mac Aonais MacAulay [John MacAulay] heard the song on a warm day while pulling heather at a known haunted knoll...
Dates: 29 May 1869 and 15 June 1869