Iona Argyllshire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'I Nan Naomh Aoi' beginning 'I nan naomh, I nan caomh, I nan gaol' . The song is composed of twenty one lines and has been annotated in ink.
Scope and Contents Story about a blacksmith on Aoi [Ì Chaluim Chille/Iona, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] in St Columba's time. The blacksmith did not need to use tongs as he could hold the hot iron in his hands. He went to Mull [Muile] where he saw a beautiful woman with a cow. When he returned he said they should buy a cow and Calum Cille [St Columba] said 'Far am bi bo bith bean far am bi bean bith buair[eadh]' [Where there's a cow, there's a woman, and where there's a woman, there's trouble]. After that the...
Story about Calum Cille [St Columba] and his travels around the islands of Scotland and Blàr na Cuigeal, September 1872
Scope and Contents Story about Calum Cille [St Columba] and his travels around the islands of Scotland probably collected from James Campbell, fisherman, Ceanntangabhal/Kentangval, Barraigh/Isle of Barra. The story notes that the castle on Loch Tangasdail was built by St Clair [Dùn Mhic Leòid, Loch Tangasdale, Barraigh/Isle of Barra], that St Clair married a woman from Kintail [Ceann Tàile, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] and that he had eight hundred men who fought for him, although none of the men were from...
Dates: September 1872
Scope and Contents Story about churches built by Calum Cille [St Columba] that when he first arrived in Scotland he built a church in Uist [Uibhist] but he could still see Ireland from there so he pulled it down. He then went to the Isle of Skye [An t-Eilean Sgitheanach] and built a church there but could not see Ireland from it. It was the same in Aoi [Ì Chaluim Chille/Iona, Earra Ghàidheal, Argyllshire], which were the only two places from which he coudl not see Ireland. Text has been scored out as if...