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An Dubh-ghleannach

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Title - An Dubh-ghleannach
Contributors - Hugh MacKinnon; Mary MacKinnon
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald
Item Person - MacAskill, Dr Donald

Summary - Dr Donald MacAskill drowned in Poll nam Partan in 1817, aged 57, when he was returning from Arisaig on MacDonald of Glen Alladale's boat, the Dubh-ghleannach. He left a son and daughter, Eòghann and Màiri.

This song was composed by Alasdair MacKinnon. It tells of how he heard the heroes by the shore, mentioning the sound of their pipes. It was the Dubh-ghleannach.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:17
Date Recorded - 1964
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 44636
Original Tape ID - SA1964.008
Original Track ID - SA1964.8.A1
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Arisaig and Moidart

Item Notes -

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