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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Song entitled 'Cath Righ Sorach', c1862

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/59
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Cath Righ Sorach' collected from Coinneach Moirestan [Kenneth Morrison], Trithean, Eilean Sgitheanach [Trien, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] on 8 February 1862 beginning 'La dhuinn air bheagan sloigh (sluaigh?), Aig cas-ròdh (ruadh?) na h-eiginn (h-ighnne?) mall'. The song is composed of sixty-five lines.
Dates: c1862

Song entitled 'Cleireach Nan Salm', c1862

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/70
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Cleireach Nan Salm' [Clèireach nan Salm] collected from Donald Camashron [Donald Cameron], Coille-othar, Bracadal, Eilean Sgithach [Coille Odhar/Coillore, Bracadale, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] on 4 February 1862 beginning 'A Chleirich a leughas na Sailm, 'S Carrail leam nach math do chiall'. The song is composed of forty-six lines divided into twelve verses and describes a battle between the Fenians and the Lochlannaich [Vikings]. Some annotations have been made to the...
Dates: c1862

Song entitled 'Laoi Dhiairmaid', 6 April 1869

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/42
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoi Dhiairmaid' probably collected from Duncan MacDonald, [Donnachadh Mac an Tàillear], from Snaosveall [Sniseabhal/Snishival, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist], which Duncan had heard from his father. The song is a conversation between Diarmaid and Grainne, in which Grainne tries to persuade Diarmaid not to go off to battle. Carmichael notes 'Reciter a smart little man sor[e]ly inflicted with rhumatism. Has a clear blue eye & an intelligent face'. Text has been scored through as...
Dates: 6 April 1869

Song entitled 'Tha mo bhreacan fluich fo'n dile', 1865

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/23
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Tha mo bhreacan fluich fo'n dile' beginning 'Tha mo bhreacan gu fluich fuari, Cha'n fhaod mi chur suas a maireach'. The text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1865

Story about a battle at Creag Churralain, 29 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/85
Scope and Contents Story possibly collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about a battle fought at Creag Churralain [Creag Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal, Argyllshire] by people from Lochaber [Loch Abar] and Argyll, in which most of the Argyll men were killed. After this Cailean Uaine of the Campbells of Dunstaffnage [Colin Campbell, Dùn Stafhainis] killed Alexander Stewart of Invernahyle [Inbhir na h-Aigheal].
Dates: 29 August 1883

Story about a battle between two tribes, 29 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/66
Scope and Contents Story about a battle between two tribes one of which was called 'Clann ic ille ruitich' or 'The Reds' at Tobar an Sùl [An Apainn/Appin] in which The Reds killed the other tribe who were resting. Those killed were buried there in good soil but wolves and foxes dug them up. Probably collected from Donald MacColl [foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]
Dates: 29 August 1883

Story about an insult made at Teampull na Trionaid, 20 January 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/164
Scope and Contents Story collected from Alexander MacDonald, Cladach Chirceboist/Claddach Kirkibost, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist telling how when MacDhonil Ghlais [MacDhòmhnaill Ghlais] came raiding at Carinish [Cairinis] they killed a cow and feasted on it in the Temple [Teampull na Trionaid/Temple of the Trinity]. One of the men took his first mouthful of beef saying 'Ichidh mi so eir tailcas na Trianaid' and subsequently choked on it. A woman struck him between the shouldders saying, 'A Thrianaid a Thrianaid...
Dates: 20 January 1871

Story about Blar nan cuigeal, January 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/157
Scope and Contents Story about Blar nan cuigeal [Blàr nan Cuigeal] which was fought by North Uist women with their distaffs near Lochmaddy [Loch nam Madadh, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. The fight was led by Mor Donullach [Marion MacDonald] at Clachan Shannda [Sannda/Clachan Sanda] and [at] Fooghail na Comaraich [Faoghal na Comraich] and Sìg-nan-cuaran [possibly Eilean na Sìge-Cama].
Dates: January 1871

Story about Calum Cille [St Columba] and his travels around the islands of Scotland and Blàr na Cuigeal, September 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/131
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

Story about Cladh na h-Inid and the house at Loch Nell, 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/242
Scope and Contents Story about Cladh na h-Inid [Cladh na h-Annaid] and the house at Loch Nell [Loch nan Eala, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] that Cladh na h-Inid is a stone circle of '17 x 19 y[ar]ds' that there was a grave cist there and also that it was the site of a battle between natives and the Irish. Also states that Alastair MacColla had to put the house at Loch Nell on fire but the fire would not burn because the 'laogh alla' was visiting.
Dates: 1884