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Òran do Mhàiri Mhòr Alasdair 'ic Uilleim, September 1975
Track ID : 1584
This is an extract from a song composed by Fionnlagh Cìobair to a local woman whose patronymic was Màiri Mhòr Alasdair 'ic Uilleim.
Siud Mar a Rachainn Fhèin 's Tu, August 1968
Track ID : 44791
A waulking song, the meaning of which is explained by the contributor.
Tha seo ag innse dè bh' ann am 'beannachadh bàird'. Seo an r..., September 1975
Track ID : 1598
This is an explanation of the 'bard's blessing'. This was the custom of composing a verse for any house being visited.
Rann a rinn bàrd dha tè a bha ga mhagadh., August 1968
Track ID : 44793
A verse for a woman who was teasing the bard. A bard from Berneray called Malcolm MacAskill (Calum mac Iain 'ic Phàdraig) was suffering from toothache. A woman from the village was teasing him, so...
Cailleach an Doichill agus Uilleam Bi 'd Shuidhe., September 1976
Track ID : 63751
Cailleach an Doichill and Uilleam Bi 'd Shuidhe. A story about the sharp-tongued Cailleach an Doichill [The churlish old woman] and the stranger, Uilleam Bi 'd Shuidhe [Take a seat William], who o...
Sgeulachd mu Mhàiri Mhòr agus sgrìobhadh ann an clò., September 1976
Track ID : 63754
A story about a woman named Màiri Mhòr and a printed ticket. Màiri Mhòr lived in Laimrig and local children put a ticket from a meal sack round the neck of her hen. Màiri, who was not familiar wit...
An tàillear agus an tathaich., September 1976
Track ID : 63808
The tailor and the ghost. A tailor agreed to stay all night in a haunted house. Soon after he arrived, a hand appeared through the door and a voice said, "Do you see that, tailor?" He replied, "I ...
Sgeulachd mu fhear a dhiùlt cuid na h-oidhche do bhoireannac..., September 1976
Track ID : 65949
Anecdote about a travelling woman and a religious man. A man in Berneray refused a travelling woman with a child shelter for the night as he was afraid he might catch some disease. He told them to...
Sgeulachd mu Thormod mac Shomhairle agus dannsaichean ann am..., September 1976
Track ID : 65955
Tormod mac Shomhairle and dancing in Borve. Every night folk went dancing in a bothy in Borve. One time, a very religious man named Tormod mac Shomhairle went to the bothy to collect his children....
Taighean ann am Borgh., September 1976
Track ID : 65987
Houses in Borve. The contributor was born and raised in a house with a thatched roof. The rain would sometimes come in, and she tells an anecdote about her father's excuses to avoid mending it. S...
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