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Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 1040 Collections and/or Records:

Story entitled 'Luaidag Bhe[a]g O'n Chailltain', 7 February 1861

Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/21
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Luaidag Bhig O'n Chailltain' [The Little Rag from the Hazel] collected from Donnach McDhiarmid [Duncan MacDiarmaid], Fearann an Leatha at Carbost [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea and Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The story tells of a girl who sets out to make her way in the world and is taken in by a wealthy man who asks her to go and take the hen of gold, the cockerel of silver, the sword of light and the bag of mischief from a giant. When she takes the hen, it...
Dates: 7 February 1861

Story entitled 'Luideag na h aibhne', 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/86
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Luideag na h aibhne' probably collected on Barraigh/Isle of Barra. The story tells how a woman comes across a 'luideag' washing shirts. The luideag tells the woman that she is washing shirts for 'da Ruarai' [two Ruaris or Rodericks] and her son but that the two Ruaris will not come back but her son will. The two Ruaris drowned at Cam Chollach but her son managed to swim to safety. The story is stated as being 'in Tangastal, Barra' [Tangasdal/Tangusdale]' and that the 'Da...
Dates: 1901

Story entitled 'Mac a' Chreachaire, faisneachd Clann Neill', 21 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/14
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Mac a' Chreachaire, faisneachd Clann Neill' collected from Donald MacPhee, blacksmith, Brèibhig/Breivig, Barraigh/Isle of Barra telling of the man who lived at Ciosmal Castle [Caisteal Chiosmuil/Kisimul Castle] with the MacNeils who made prophecies. When he prophesied that the castle 'would yet be a garrai biasta dugha' MacNeil was so angry with him, that he banished him to Maoldonaich [Maol Dòmhnaich] where he lived and died. 'The to[bh]ta he had & the plot he...
Dates: 21 May 1869

Story entitled 'Mac a Ghobhain', 6 February 1861

Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/18
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Mac a Ghobhain' collected from William [MacKenzie], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. At the beginning of the story Carmichael notes 'Already in print page 84 Volum[e] 1st'. The story tells how the blacksmith's son asks the blacksmith to make him an iron stick. The blacksmith makes one, which is not strong enough but the second one is just right and so the blacksmith's son goes off with the ambition to make something of himself. He gets a job as a...
Dates: 6 February 1861

Story entitled 'Mac Dhearg', 29 January 1875

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/121
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Mac Dhearg' [Muc Dhearg] collected from Iain Macinnes [John MacInnes], aged 70 years, Staoligeary [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The story tells of a woman in Howgearry [Hogha Gearraidh/Hougharry, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] whose child is replaced by a changeling and all he will say is ''muc dhearg muc dhearg'. MacIlleMhoire sends the woman and child to MacMhuirich Mòr in Stilligarry who manages to change the child back by repeating 'Muc dhearg'...
Dates: 29 January 1875

Story entitled 'Mac Iain ic Sheumais', 27 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/44
Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'Mac Iain ic Sheumais' collected from Mrs MacLenan [Penelope MacLellan], Ormacleit [Ormaclete, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] whose father was a great or great great grandson of Donul [Dòmhnall] Mac I[ain] ic Sheumas and who was named after him. Eiriosgaigh/Eriskay

Dates: 27 May 1869

Story entitled 'Mac Mhuirich' and accompanying song, 29 January 1875

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/128
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Mac Mhuirich' probably collected from John MacInnes, aged 70 years, Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. The story tells how MacMhurich is coming back from Rum [Rhum] when 'gille glas' asks if MacMhuirich will take him as far as Uist [Uibhist]. Reluctantly, MacMhuirich agrees exchanging some balast for the gille glas. En route water starts coming in so all are called upon to bale out the vessel but to no avail. The gille glas takes control of the steering...
Dates: 29 January 1875

Story entitled 'Mac Mhuirich Mor', 27 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/46
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Mac Mhuirich Mor' probably collected from Penelope MacLellan, Ormacleit/Ormaclete, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. The text bears a number of annotations and amendments in pencil and has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere. The story tells how MacMhuirich Mòr found a small cat-like creature and took it home. His wife urged him to return the creature to where he had found it but he refused. The creature's mother came looking for her young and threatened to cause...
Dates: 27 May 1869

Story entitled 'Mac O Croileagan Sgial Choise Cein' and accompanying note, 25 March 1871

Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/11
Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'Mac O Croileagan Sgial Choise Cein' collected from Patrick Smith, S[outh[ Boisdale or Leth mhieanach S[outh] Uist [Ceann a Deas Loch Baghasdail or Leth-Mheadhanach, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] 'in his own house'. The story tells how.... An accompanying note reads 'Heard this tale from a Canna man 40 y[ea]rs ago [about 1830]. Does not know his name.'

Dates: 25 March 1871

Story entitled 'Mac Righ Eirinn', 28 October 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/124
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Mac Righ Eirinn' [Mac Rìgh Èirinn or the Son of the King of Ireland] collected from Lach[lan] Donullach [Lachlan MacDonald], Gramasdale [Gramasdal/Gramsdale, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula]. In the story Rìgh Èirinn has remarried and his new wife is evil, so Mac Rìgh Èirinn runs away to his maternal grandfather's and tells him all about it. His grandfather gives him a filly and tells him that if he whispers 'Crath crath a lothag' to a filly, it will provide gold and if he says it...
Dates: 28 October 1870