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 Subject
Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

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Story entitled 'Donl Gorm Sleibhteach' [Dòmhnall Gorm Sleibhteach] and accompanying song

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/140
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Donl Gorm Sleibhteach' [Dòmhnall Gorm Slèibhteach, Donald Gorm MacDonald of Sleat] and accompanying song probably collected in Barraigh/Isle of Barra. The song begins 'Bha mi raoir an tul[lach] re[idh], 'S tha mi in thall a fhein a noc[hd]' and the story tells of how the ghosts of Donald Gorm and his sixteen kinsmen were due to visit Donald Gorm's son, who was a bad man. An old man advised him to turn all the chairs upside down and place pine candles around the table or he would...
Dates: 1870 to 1872