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Crodh mara (sea-cattle)

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Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW,Use For = Sea cattle

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Story about Mac a Chreachain, 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/59
Scope and Contents Story about Mac a Chreachain probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Mi├╣ghlaigh/Mingulay. In it Mac a' Chreachain prophesies that Ciosmaol [Caisteal Chiosmuil/Kisimul Castle, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] will be 'na garrai beiste dugh' [a cave for a black beast] and is sent to Maol donaich [Maol D├▓mhnaich] as a punishment. He threw a stone into the sea and later caught a fish which had swallowed the same stone. He predicted that Barrai [Barraigh/Isle of Barra] would be full of...
Dates: 1869