Òran na h-Iolaire

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Title - Òran na h-Iolaire
Contributors - Flora MacCuish
Reporters - Ian Paterson

Summary - This is a lament for those who died when the Iolaire sank on New Year's Day 1919. The bard thinks of the sorrow of those left to mourn.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:51
Date Recorded - 1970.05.01
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 65671
Original Tape ID - SA1970.085
Original Track ID - SA1970.85.A9
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Harris
  Island - Berneray

Item Notes - 5 verses sung. The song sung here is by Hector MacKinnon of Berneray and comes from a manuscript of his songs owned by his daughter Nellie MacKinnon. There is another song by a Harris man on the same topic which is erroneously attributed to MacKinnon.

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