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Blàr Tràigh Ghruinneart.

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Title - Blàr Tràigh Ghruinneart.
Contributors - James MacArthur; Gilbert Clark
Reporters - Alan J. Bruford; Donald Archie MacDonald
Item Person - Lachlann Mòr Dhubhaird

Summary - The Battle of Gruinart Sands.

Before the Battle of Gruinart Sands, Lachlan Mòr MacLean of Duart was warned not to drink from a certain well, not to land at a certain place on the shore of Islay, and not to raise his standard on a certain hill. He did all three, lost the battle, and was killed by a dwarf from Jura. The dwarf, an Dubh-sìth, had earlier offered to fight on his side, but when Lachlan Mòr refused him, he offered his services to the MacDonalds.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:59
Date Recorded - 1969.02.22
Date of Content - 1598 to 1598
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Story
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 30477
Original Tape ID - SA1969.008
Original Track ID - SA1969.08.B4
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Argyllshire
  Parish - Kilchoman
  Island - Islay
  Village - Gruinart

Item Notes -

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