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Taighean-dubha an Calanais., July 1982
Track ID : 68330
Blackhouses in Callanish. The cattle lived in one end of the blackhouse, and the humans in the other. The fire, which was in the middle of the kitchen floor, was often surrounded by the iron rim o...
Beagan fiosrachaidh mun sgoil., July 1982
Track ID : 68335
Some information regarding schooling. Children would go to school at the age of five. The school was in Breasclete. They used to take a peat to school each day. Children would use a slate for writ...
Bainnsean agus dannsaichean., 12 July 1982
Track ID : 68341
Weddings and dances. There was a wedding in Breasclete on the night of the 'Iolaire' disaster. Everybody anticipated the return of those who had been to war, but this was not to be. The wedding da...
Cuachag an Fhàsaich, 30 May 1969
Track ID : 29149
The song describes a beautiful milkmaid. According to the poet, her voice was sweeter than that of the thrush. Silk gloves would suit her.
Iorram na Truaighe, 05 August 1965
Track ID : 14802
A lament for John MacLeod of Dunvegan, brother of Sir Norman MacLeod of Bernera.
Ùisdein mhic Ghilleasbaig Chlèirich, June 1964
Track ID : 99697
This waulking song refers to a man called Hugh MacDonald (Ùisdean mac Ghilleasbaig Chlèirich). He had a bad reputation as a murderer and looter. The composer of the song expresses her hatred of him...
Fiosrachadh mionaideach mu bhith ag obair le eich., June 1964
Track ID : 42461
Detailed information about working with horses. The contributor knows a great deal about working with horses and provides detailed information on the subject.
Sgeulachd a tha a' mìneachadh nan diofar fhaclan a bh' aca a..., 1969
Track ID : 48857
A story highlighting the different Gaelic words used in Perthshire and Lochaber for 'axle' and 'oil'.
Tha am fiosraiche a' mìneachadh brìgh fhaclan Gàidhlig., November 1966
Track ID : 64364
The contributor explains the meaning of a number of Gaelic words.
Mìneachadh air brìgh fhaclan Gàidhlig., November 1966
Track ID : 64367
The meaning of a number of Gaelic words. The contributor explains the meaning of a number of Gaelic words: gàdag, 'gàdag 's a dà cheann fosgailte'; spreadhan; and sgiathag. Mention of a song about...
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