Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW,Use For = Cu Chulainn; Cuchulainn
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story, probably collected in Uibhist a Deas/South Uist which reads 'Cuchullain was keep[in]g the Ath where the athach mor whose foot marks [attr[acte]d] his notice.' The accompanying song fragment is simpy a line which reads 'Lorg and ogain seach an t ath'.
Dates: 20 March 1871 to 16 June 1876
Scope and Contents Fragments of stories about Cuchulainn collected from Coinneach MacThasgail [Kenneth MacAskill], Caolas Scalpey [Caolas Scalpaigh/Kyles Scalpay, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris]. The verse begins ' 'S olc a [thuig] tusa bhuamsa, [Aoin uasail anameirich]'. The verse is composed of five lines and precedes the stories. The fragments include the story of the death of Conlaich and Nighean an Laobhaire.
Dates: 13 September 1873
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Carbad Falaire Chuchuillain' collected from Eachann Donullach [Hector MacDonald], Talamh-sgeir, Eilean Sgitheanach [Talaisgeir/Talisker, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] beginning 'Na h-eich liobhach laingeireach lothar no lomhar, 'S na spuir oir fotha (fopa?)'. The song is composed of seven lines. An accompanying note states that the informant heard the song from his father but he could only remember these few lines and that the word 'falaire' is closer to 'alaire' in...
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan MacDonald, Donnachadh Mac an Taillear [Donnachadh Mac an Tàillear], from Snaosveall [Sniseabhal/Snishival, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist], which Duncan had heard from his father, who died over 40 years before [c.1829] aged about 80 years. The story is about a rescue by Cuchulainn.
Dates: 6 April 1869
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Torac na Taine' collected from Padruig Moirestean [Peter Morrison], crofter, Bailemhanaich, Beinn'a-Faola [Baile a' Mhanaich/Balivanich, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] by Alexander Carmichael and written up by Robert Urquhart, preventive officer, who was a colleague of Carmichael's, on 17 and 18 April 1866. The story tells of the life of Cuchulain from the discovery of his strength and fighting prowess to his death at the hands of sorcerers. The incidents of the story...
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Torrac na Taine' collected from Padraig Morristan [Peter Morrison] Bailevanaich [Baile a Mhanaich/Balivanich, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula], who heard it 'bho Dhoul rua Du'allach ann na Aird Bh. faola' [from Domhnall Ruadh Dhughaill/Donald MacDougall, Aird, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula]. The story tells how an Irish nobleman is invited to a wedding and unknown to him his nine year old son Cuchullain [Cuchulain] follows him. At the castle, Cuchulain is playing shinty and hits the...
Dates: 17 April 1866 to 18 April 1866
Scope and Contents Transcription notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, inscribed on the front inside cover with 'Alexander Arch[ibal]d Carmichael H. M. Inland Revenue. Iocar, South Uist 27th April 1872 No IV' [Iochdar, Uibhist a Deas] Printed on the front cover are the words 'General Entry Book No, 247'. The book contains five stories 'Clann Uisne', 'Torac na Taine', 'Rocabarraidh', 'Cugarbhad, Righ nan Cat' and an untitled story about a cockerel and a fox, collected in Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, Beinn na...
Scope and Contents Transciption notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. The inside front cover is inscribed in ink with 'Bought at Wadebridge Cornwall Dec[ember] 1 1864 p 1/6 A A Carmichael' and the opposite page has 'A A Carmichael' written on it in pencil. The notebook contains Fenian songs or tales mainly collected in Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, some of which are repeated in full or in part. These include 'Laoidh na Muileartaich', 'Duan an Deirg' and 'A' Bhraoin Chaorain'....