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Duan na Muilgheartaich

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Title - Duan na Muilgheartaich
Contributors - Duncan MacDonald
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell
Item Person - a' Mhuilgheartach; an Fhiann

Summary - The King of Lochlann sent the monster sea-hag called the 'Muilgheartach' to Ireland. The monster was killed by Fionn MacCumhail and his warriors. The ballad describes the monster and the fight in which she was killed.



Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:07:30
Date Recorded - 1950.01.11
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song, Verse
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 24521
Original Tape ID - CW0044A
Original Track ID - CW0044A.202
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - South Uist
  Island - South Uist
  Village - Peninerine

Item Notes - 43 verses (mainly quatrains).
See:
'Popular Tales of the West Highlands' vol. III (J. F. Campbell ed., 1861), p. 136


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