Chuir Iad an t-Sùil à Poidhleat Bàn

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Title - Chuir Iad an t-Sùil à Poidhleat Bàn
Contributors - Donald Sinclair
Reporters - Eric R. Cregeen; Unknown (male); Rev. Donald W. MacKenzie

Summary - Balephuil was known as Baile nam Bàrd [the town of poets] because there were so many good poets living there. The contributor discusses some of them. He sings a song composed by a son of Rev. MacDougall, about a dog who lost its eye. Rev. MacDougall composed many hymns.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:12:28
Date Recorded - 1972.05-06
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 82037
Original Tape ID - SA1972.085
Original Track ID - SA1972.085.A
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

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

Item Notes - Composed by John MacDougall, Tiree.
'An t-Òranaiche' (Gilleasbaig Mac na Ceàrdadh ed., 1879) p. 150
'Na Bàird Thirisdeach' (an t-Urr. Eachann Camshron deas. 1932) p. 220

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