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Mar a fhuair Tiriodh an t-ainm.

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Title - Mar a fhuair Tiriodh an t-ainm.
Contributors - Nan MacKinnon
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald; Mary MacDonald; Ian Fraser

Summary - How Tiree got its name.

There were trees in Tiree at one time and the name 'Tiriodh' came from 'tìr-fhiodh' [land of wood]. Monks used to come to Tiree from Iona to cultivate the land. They used to make whisky there and export it widely.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:03
Date Recorded - 1976.09.25
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 62308
Original Tape ID - SA1976.176
Original Track ID - SA1976.176.A5
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Barra
  Island - Vatersay


Item Location:
  County - Argyllshire
  Parish - Tiree
  Island - Tiree

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