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Naidheachd mu Dhonnchadh Bàn.

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Title - Naidheachd mu Dhonnchadh Bàn.
Contributors - Mr John MacDonald
Reporters - Mary MacDonald; Dr Emily Lyle
Item Person - MacIntyre, Duncan Bàn

Summary - An anecdote about Duncan Bàn MacIntyre.

A squad were digging a drain from Loch Awe in Duncan Bàn MacIntyre's time. They lived in a bothy and Duncan used to visit them. When they were paid on Saturday they would buy a bottle of whisky. Duncan was offered a drink out of the bottle and he asked, "What's this?" They said, "Just a drop of water from Loch Awe." He sniffed it and tasted it, and recognised it was whisky. He said, "God bless the water of Loch Awe. Though its smell is good, its taste is even better. If the rest of it is like what is in the bottle, it would be a great pity to let it out."

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:00:48
Date Recorded - 1974.06
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 80107
Original Tape ID - SA1974.102
Original Track ID - SA1974.102.A6
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



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

Item Notes -

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