Subject Source: SssScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Moladh Ghoill Fionn' Don'al mac Dho'uil ic Thearlaich [Donald MacIntyre, catechist, Àird/Aird, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] beginning 'Aird aigne Ghoill fear cog. Fhin[n], Laoch leoin lòin ful. nac tim' and is poem composed of fifteen lines. Carmichael notes that he heard the story from John MacInnes, Smeircleit/Smercleit, uibhist a Deas/South Uist who told him the previous poem, and that MacIntyre 'himself is about 70 or 71'.
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Na Brataichean' [The Banners] probably collected from Donald MacPhee, smith, Brèibhig/Breivig, Barraigh/Isle of Barra beginning 'Gad a gheo ri Loch[lannaich] sid, Na bha do mhaoin s do sheisd air Eirin.' The poem is composed of one hundred and eight lines, some of which are written transversely across other text.
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Rann Maistridh' collected from Donald MacDonald, crofter, Griminish, Benbecula [Griminis, Beinn na Faoghla] beginning 'Thig a chuinneag thig'.
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Teanntac[hd] Mhor Na Feinn[e]' collected from Donul Mac a Bhi [Donald MacPhee], smith, Brèibhig/Breivig, Barraigh/Isle of Barra beginning 'La dh an Th[einn] shuas Druim-dearg, Freiteach blath ri mu Fhinn'. The poem is composed of forty two lines. The accompanying note states that he heard it 'from Ruari Ruadh mac Cuiein sa Cheanna Tuath (Uist) 50 years ago [c1817]' [Roderick MacQuien, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist].
Scope and Contents Callainn [Hogmanay] poem collected from Mary Nighe[an] Iain Bhain [Màiri Mhòr nan Òran, Sgeabost/Skeabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] beginning 'Bon[ach [dine] fuine nam ban, Be siud an roillgerach tiugh'. The poem is composed of four lines.
Scope and Contents Callainn [Hogmanay] poem collected from Mary Nighe[an] Iain Bhain [Màiri Mhòr nan Òran, Sgeabost/Skeabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] beginning 'Thainig mi an tigh so, Ho ro la ri o'. The poem is composed of eleven lines.
Scope and Contents Poem or song written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, beginning 'Tha uaisle air MacLeoid, 'S cha' n e uaisle Innsa-Gall'. The poem/song is composed of eight lines and is written in ink.
Scope and Contents Poem quotations likened to a Miss Beatson [possibly Margaret or Elizabeth Beatson, the daughters of the minister of Barraigh/Isle of Barra] 'Miss Beatson is like Word[sworth]'s A rosebud by a mossy stone, Half hidden from the eye...Or - A mossy rosebud down you know, Just op'ning fresh & bonnie...But more beautiful than either...is Oss[ian] Bha sgeimh mar sholaist ga h-eud eud (sic), Bha ceuma mar cheol nan dan.'