Ròin, biastan dubha agus ealachan

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Title - Ròin, biastan dubha agus ealachan
Contributors - Donald MacAulay
Reporters - Dr John MacInnes

Summary - Seals, otters and swans

It is a sign of bad luck if a seal or an otter comes to one's house. A man from Baleshare died shortly after a seal came to his house. It is unlucky to kill a swan. According to folklore, swans and seals are people under a spell. According to folklore, MacCodrum came from the seals. He composed a verse about this. The contributor recites part of it.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:07
Date Recorded - 1966.11
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Story, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 64316
Original Tape ID - SA1966.065
Original Track ID - SA1966.065
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - North Uist
  Island - North Uist

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