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Blacksmiths

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Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Incomplete story entitled 'Niean Gobha Ghriminis', 20 October 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/123
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Ni[gh]ean Gobha Ghriminis' collected from Donacha MacanLeallain [Duncan MacLellan], mason and crofter, Carnan, Iocar [Càrnan, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The story tells how a blacksmith in 'Grim[inis] sa Cheanna tua' [Griminish, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] was a good man with no family but a daughter. He had cattle on Beinn Lee [Beinn Lì] and one winter when the snow came he sent his cow-herd off to fetch his cattle. The cow-herd got all the cattle except the smith's...
Dates: 20 October 1870

Note about Druimbì and Clachan on Lios Mòr/Lismore, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/24
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Druimbì (?e binn?) where sentence was pro[ounced] at the Mod & down on the smoth's croft at Clachan' [possibly Druim Buidhe and Clachan, both Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: September 1870

Note about the quarry at Phrènphort, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/55
Scope and Contents Note about the quarry at Phrènphort that it is where the stones for the castle were from. Also notes that the smithy is close by at Bealach and Pein Feannaig [possibly Brenphort, Bealach and Peighinn Feannaig, all Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: September 1870

Poem beginning 'Don[u]l nan ord dalta ghobha', 29 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/77
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Don[u]l nan ord dalta ghobha', about Dòmhnall nan Òrd [Donald Stewart] probably collected from Donald MacColl, [foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: 29 August 1883

Song entitled 'Duan na Ceardach', 2 October 1865

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/3
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Duan na Ceardach' [The Song of the Smithy] collected from Iain Donullach [John MacDonald] Lochephort [Loch Euphort/Locheport, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. The song is composed of sixty-nine lines.
Dates: 2 October 1865

Song entitled 'Duan Na Ceardach', c1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/80
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Duan Na Ceardach' collected from Iain Donullach [John MacDonald], Lochephort, Uist T[uath] [Loch Euphort/Locheport, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] on 2 October 1865, beginning 'La dhuinn air Luachair Leothain, An ceathrar chronan a bhuidhean'. The song is composed of sixty-five lines. The song tells how Fionn and seven of his men were walking in the hills when they saw a dark man with one leg. He enchanted them to follow him over every sort of terrain but Daorghlas (later known as...
Dates: c1875

Song entitled 'Laoi na Ceardich', 27 March 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/1
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoi na Ceard[a]ich' [Laoidh na Ceàrdaich] collected from Alex[ander] MacNeill, Keantangval [Ceanntangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Isle of Barra]. A gap in the manuscript indicates that the beginning of the song has not been recorded with the first lines noted down beginning, 'Cha ruig [ceo] orm eir cheart eigin, Sgod da eid eir a obair'. The song is composed of twenty four lines, many of which are incomplete.
Dates: 27 March 1870

Song entitled 'Laoi Na Ceardoch', 29 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/80
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoi Na Ceardoch' ('Duan na Ceardach') beginning 'La dhuin eig slia Luach Le'on' collected from Mary Carmichael, aged 71, Druim a' Bhuic, Glencreran [Druimavuic, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: 29 August 1883

Song entitled 'Na h-Airm', c1862

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/63
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Na h-Airm' [or Duan na Ceardaiche or Song of the Smithy] beginning 'La dhuinn air luachair Leothain, no Shleothain (Leven?), Mar cheathrar chrothain a bhuidheann'. The song is composed of sixty one lines. The song tells how Fionn and seven of his men were walking in the hills when they saw a dark man with one leg. He enchanted them to follow him over every sort of terrain but Daorghlas (later known as Caoillte) managed to get ahead of him and keep him in sight, knowing that he...
Dates: c1862

Story about a blacksmith on Aoi [Iona], 1901

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/46
Scope and Contents Story about a blacksmith on Aoi [Ì Chaluim Chille/Iona, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] in St Columba's time. The blacksmith did not need to use tongs as he could hold the hot iron in his hands. He went to Mull [Muile] where he saw a beautiful woman with a cow. When he returned he said they should buy a cow and Calum Cille [St Columba] said 'Far am bi bo bith bean far am bi bean bith buair[eadh]' [Where there's a cow, there's a woman, and where there's a woman, there's trouble]. After that the...
Dates: 1901