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Raghnall mac Ailein Òig agus am Pìobaire Mòr.

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Title - Raghnall mac Ailein Òig agus am Pìobaire Mòr.
Contributors - Duncan Ferguson
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald
Item Person - MacDonald, Ronald [Raghnall mac Ailein Òig]; MacQuarrie, Donald [Am Pìobaire Mòr]; MacLellan, Iain Ruadh

Summary - Raghnall mac Ailein Òig and the Pìobaire Mòr.

Raghnall mac Ailein Òig was Clanranald's factor. He was a famous piper. He taught Donald MacQuarrie, am Pìobaire Mòr. Donald and his friend Iain Ruadh were fond of the bottle and drank down at the old mill. When Donald died a boat went to Arisaig to fetch Raghnall. The funeral procession stopped when they saw the boat approaching. Raghnall came ashore and played the pipes until he reached the procession. A small cairn marks the spot.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:25
Date Recorded - 1965.08
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Story, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 45552
Original Tape ID - SA1965.124
Original Track ID - SA1965.124.6
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Small Isles
  Island - Eigg

Item Notes - See SA1964.08.A7 for information about Iain Ruadh.

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