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Poems

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Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 195 Collections and/or Records:

'Some features of Gaelic rhyming', 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/10
Scope and Contents

A script for a lecture, or draft for an article, concerning the the patterns and metres in Gaelic verse, with some special reference to the Gaelic singing tradition.

Dates: 20th century

Song beginning 'Cha do throid thu riamh rium', 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/302
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Song beginning 'Cha do throid thu riamh rium'

Dates: 1884

Song beginning 'Mharbhan rac leat is lach ann', June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/174
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Song about hunting beginning 'Mharbhan rac leat is lach ann, Agus Tarm creachain.' Each line of text has been scored through horizontally.

Dates: June 1887

Song entitled 'Duan an Donaich', 27 October 1873

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW115/1
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Song entitled 'Duan an Donaich' [The Poem of the Lord's Day] collected from Aonas Guinn [Angus Gunn], cottar, Dail fo thuath, Niss, Lews [Dail bho Thuath/North Dell, Nis/Ness, Eilean Le├▓dhais/Isle of Lewis] beginning 'Heir a bannag hora bannag, Thoir a Challain air a dheo'. The text has been scored through in ink and a note across it reads 'Transcribed 29 October 1888 A[lexander] C[armichael]'.

Dates: 27 October 1873

Story about a La Fheill Padruig and accompanying verse, 1901

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/72
Scope and Contents

Story about a La Fheill Padruig [St Patrick's Day] in which a man in Bailechaolas [Caolas, Bhatarsaigh/Vatersay] sees that the weather is bad and decides to observe La Fheill Padruig by not working. The following day is even worse and the house is buried in snow. The accompanying verse begins 'Dhia bean[naich] mi, Chuala Padruig Domh[null] dubh'. The text has been scored through.

Dates: 1901

Story about an uncle and his mean nephew incorporating two poems, June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/222
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Story about an uncle and his mean nephew incorporating two poems. The story tells how, while they were at a market the uncle asked his nephew, whom he had brought up, for a dram but the nephew refused. The uncles's response was the first poem beginning 'Mo chomains agus comain Iain, Mar chomain dist gun cheill'. The uncle asked for a dram again and once more the nephew refused and the reply was the second poem beginning 'Cha b'e comman an da Ghoill, Bu mhath liomsa/leinn dhiana riut'.

Dates: June 1887

Story about eating rye and accompanying verse, 1901

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/87
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Story about a man telling a boy eating rye in a verse beginning 'Nach tu an biastach, Gu ith nar diasan' that it would take out his teeth in a year. The man went with the boy to Orkney but never returned. Text has been scored through.

Dates: 1901

Story about MacMhuirich winning a shirt from O' Neil, 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/40
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Story telling how O' Neil had a 'magnificent shirt' made which he would give to the person who composed the best poem. No one was able to win it from O' Neil until MacMhuirich arrived and he won it by reciting a poem beginning 'Thin[ig] mi a Al[ba] do dh Eir[inn], A dheo[gh] mhic O Nil a chois cliu'.

Dates: 1871

Story about Sithein a Bhealaich, 10 April 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/52
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Story collected from an unnamed female informant at Haclait/Hacklet, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula about Sithein a Bhealaich [] a fairy hill which the informant claims she herself once saw alight one night.

Dates: 10 April 1872

Story entitled both 'Clann An Lir' and 'Mac-an-Lir' about the Children of Lir including four poems or songs, 11 April 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/13
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Story entitled both 'Clann An Lir' and 'Mac-an-Lir' about the Children of Lir collected from Hector MacLeod, Eachann mac Alastair, Liancui, Iocar, South Uist [Lionacuidhe, Iochdar, Uibhist a Deas] including four poems or songs.

Dates: 11 April 1872