Subject Source: SssScope Note: Created For = CW
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Scope and Contents A paper written by John O'Donovan, containing the song 'Tuilleadh Feasa ar Éirinn Oigh' by Gille na Naomh O'Huidhrin. The text and its English version were prepared by O'Donovan for the Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society in Dublin, 1862.
Identifier: MS AIT
Fonds — Box CLX-A-336
Scope and Contents The papers consist of loose leaf songs and poems, letters, notes, 10 stitched booklets and a manuscript notebook all relating to, or produced by, Louisa Matilda Jane Crawford (1789-1857) a songwriter. There is both professional correspondence relating to the publication of her work and personal love letters between herself and her husband. Most of the records date from the latter half of Louisa’s life, when she was married, living in London and earning an income through her songwriting. Notes...
Scope and Contents Piping song beginning 'Cha till cha till Mac Criuimein, ga do thig shith (sith)'. The song was probably collected on the Isle of Barra [Barraigh].
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Nuair bha thu sa bhroinn chaothrain, Bu fhreasdalach mi ga chobhair' [The Rowan Hostel]. The poem contains twenty-four lines and the vocabulary notes are for 'Meothail = Delight and 'Air dhealbh mhuic = Like hogs'.
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/Song entitled 'Tochra Na Mnatha' collected from Fionnladh nan Gobhar, cattleman, Grogearry, South Uist [Groigearraidh/Grogarry, Uibhist a Deas] beginning 'Nuair a theid mo bhean an bhuaile' and accompanying story which tells how the husband in the song was 'demurring as to the amount of tochar [dowry] he got with his wife'.
Content Description Song text on card, entitled R.A.M.C. Song, and consisting of 5 x verses with chorus. On the rear in ms are the lines:
'here stop and spend a social hour in harmless
mirth and fun, let friendship reign, be
just and kind and evil, speak of none'