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Òran do Mhàiri Mhòr Alasdair 'ic Uilleim, September 1975

Track ID : 1584

Contributors : Dix, Catherine (363)

This is an extract from a song composed by Fionnlagh Cìobair to a local woman whose patronymic was Màiri Mhòr Alasdair 'ic Uilleim.

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Siud Mar a Rachainn Fhèin 's Tu, August 1968

Track ID : 44791

Contributors : Dix, Catherine (363)

A waulking song, the meaning of which is explained by the contributor.

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Tha seo ag innse dè bh' ann am 'beannachadh bàird'. Seo an r..., September 1975

Track ID : 1598

Contributors : Dix, Catherine (363)

This is an explanation of the 'bard's blessing'. This was the custom of composing a verse for any house being visited.

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Rann a rinn bàrd dha tè a bha ga mhagadh., August 1968

Track ID : 44793

Contributors : Dix, Catherine (363)

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...

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Cailleach an Doichill agus Uilleam Bi 'd Shuidhe., September 1976

Track ID : 63751

Contributors : Dix, Catherine (363)

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...

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Sgeulachd mu Mhàiri Mhòr agus sgrìobhadh ann an clò., September 1976

Track ID : 63754

Contributors : Dix, Catherine (363)

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...

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An tàillear agus an tathaich., September 1976

Track ID : 63808

Contributors : Dix, Catherine (363)

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 ...

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Sgeulachd mu fhear a dhiùlt cuid na h-oidhche do bhoireannac..., September 1976

Track ID : 65949

Contributors : Dix, Catherine (363)

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...

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Sgeulachd mu Thormod mac Shomhairle agus dannsaichean ann am..., September 1976

Track ID : 65955

Contributors : Dix, Catherine (363)

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....

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Taighean ann am Borgh., September 1976

Track ID : 65987

Contributors : Dix, Catherine (363)

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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