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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Note about places around Loch Nell, 1884
Scope and Contents Note about places around Loch Nell [Loch nan Eala, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] including Eilean Nighean, Loch Nell House, Croc a Chronain and Loch na Dunach [Cnoc a' Chrònain, Loch na Dùnach]. It states that Eilean Nighean Loch na h-Eala was a hiding pace for a girl [unnamed], that the island had trees and it was beautiful. Loch Nell House 'stood on east side in beaut[iful] hollow under Pretty spot'. The note also mentions 'Bodaich Thorr an Tuirc' and 'Muinntir Srontoilleir'.
Song entitled 'Cailleach an Oir' and accompanying story, 28 May 1869
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Cailleach an Oir' collected from Mrs MacDonald, Boradhay Isle [Bhorogaigh/Vorogay, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'Hiri iuaibh horo shiri iura bho ro, Chi mi duradh anns aghart'. The song is composed of twelve lines. The accompanying story tells how there was an old woman who was hoarding money for her next husband. Her three sons feared she would die before they found the money and so tricked her by making an effigy of a lover for her. On seeing the figure she set about...
Dates: 28 May 1869
Story about how Cuilidh na Leannan got its name, 24 Septmeber 2010
Scope and Contents Story about how Cuilidh na Leannan got its name. A man ran away with another man's sweetheart and as they were 'riding under the piazza' the rock caught them, threw them down and they were killed 'in the sloc below'. The place where this happened was named after them: 'Cuilidh na Leannan' or 'Leac nan Leannan' which is at Cliv [Dùn Cliobh] close to a stream.
Dates: 24 Septmeber 2010