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Beinn Ghunnaraigh Isle of Barra Inverness-shire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Notes about archaeological sites around Isle of Barra, Vatersay and Uist, especially relating to taigh talmhanta [earth houses], September 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/166
Scope and Contents Notes about archaeological sites around Isle of Barra, Vatersay and Uist [Barraigh, Bhatarsaigh and Uibhist], especially relating to taigh talmhanta [earth houses], including those at Ceann Trai, Chliat [probably Dùn Chliobh, Cliaid/Cleit], Dun-Buie [Dùn Buidhe], Dun an tutaim [Dùn ] and Gunairi Rulias [Beinn Ghunnaraigh, Rubha Lias/Ruleos]. Carmichael describes a beehive house at Croc Thigh on the south side of Shiar Bhagh [Cnoc Thaigh, Tràigh Siar, Bhatarsaigh/Vatersay] and also mentions...
Dates: September 1872

Poem entitled 'Briara Fhinn ri Oscar', 22 March 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/15
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Briara Fhinn ri Oscar' collected from Do'ul mac an t-Shaoir Do'ul mac Dhouil ic Thearlaich [Donald MacIntyre], catechist, Aird, Beinn na faothla Uist deas [Àird, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'A mhic mo mhic se thui[r]t an righ, Oscar a righ nan og fhlath'. The poem is composed of twenty six lines. MacIntyre states that he 'Heard this 60 years ago from an old man John Mac Aonais (Iain og mac Fhionlai) [John MacInnes] an Smearcleit Uist D[eas]...
Dates: 22 March 1867

Poem entitled 'Moladh Ghoill Fionn', 21 March 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/16
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Moladh Ghoill Fionn' Don'al mac Dho'uil ic Thearlaich [Donald MacIntyre, catechist, Àird/Aird, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] beginning 'Aird aigne Ghoill fear cog. Fhin[n], Laoch leoin lòin ful. nac tim' and is poem composed of fifteen lines. Carmichael notes that he heard the story from John MacInnes, Smeircleit/Smercleit, uibhist a Deas/South Uist who told him the previous poem, and that MacIntyre 'himself is about 70 or 71'.
Dates: 21 March 1867