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County Antrim Northern Ireland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Historical notes relating to the marriages and offspring of Clan Donald and accompanying archaeological notes about chapels, 1894

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/186
Scope and Contents

Historical notes relating to the marriages and offspring of Clan Donald Godfrey of Siol Gorrie [Sìol Goraidh] and Donald first Earl of Ross, John Earl of Antrim and Alexander of Lochaber. Accompanying archaeological notes relate to chapels built close to each other.

Dates: 1894

Lecture on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', 1886

Identifier: Coll-74/7/2
Scope and Contents

Notes for 4 lectures on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', given to the Royal Institution in 1886. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the emergence of types of geological formations against a geological timeframe and how they have been affected by various processes, especially the action of volcanoes and materials produced by them, within the natural world. He used examples from numerous locations from different parts of the British Isles.

Dates: 1886

Song entitled 'Oran Mhic ic Ailen' and accompanying story, 23 March 1871

Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/10
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Oran Mhic ic Ailen', collected from Catrina Pearson [Catherine Pearson or MacPherson], Keantangval [Ceanntangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] beginning 'Sann a gha[bh] mi mo chead dhiot, A cheist nam fear oga'. The song is composed of fifty-eight lines. The accompanying story tells how the song was composed by the first James of Boisdale, who was the first person to get Boisdale after the MacNeils of Barra had it. His relationship to the MacDonald of Clanranald who...
Dates: 23 March 1871