Scope and Contents
Story written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Tuaireasgeul Mor' describing the tuairsisgeul as 'a wonderful tale'. It is described as a story which would take a good reciter 'seven winter long nights from beul na hoiche dusk to Goirm choilleach cock-crowing to repeat it in full.' The best reciter was deemed to be Domhnull Ban Dughallach [Donald MacDougall] who was a famous piper of the MacCrimmon school. His son John, a skipper on a Clyde steamer, 'who left...