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Leigheas air siatag agus a leithid., 12 February 1953

Track ID : 2661

A cure for rheumatism and other similar ailments. The contributor explains that a 'ballan' was used to cure rheumatism and similar elements. It was a piece of hollow wood that was placed on the af...

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Rudan a bh' air am bacadh., 12 February 1953

Track ID : 2662

It was once taboo to cut one's own hair, or to hold scissors or shears above one's own breath.

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Seann chleachdadh mu leanabh air ùr-bhreith., 12 March 1953

Track ID : 8573

An old birth custom. Women carried a newborn baby round the fire [in the middle of the floor] clockwise. They then passed it over the fire from one to another. Fire was considered blessed and brou...

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Cleachdadh a bha aig an luchd-siubhail uaireigin., 12 March 1953

Track ID : 8574

Birth custom amongst the Travellers. Travellers washed their newborn babies in a loch, even in winter. The contributor has heard that Native Americans also had this custom.

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Dr Rathuaidhe agus an tarbh Gàidhealach., 12 March 1953

Track ID : 8593

Dr Rathuaidhe and the Highland bull. One time, Dr Rathuaidhe was summoned by bonfire to a childbirth in Mull. There was no boat at the shore to ferry him across. He went across on the back of a Hi...

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Leigheasan air lot nathrach., 12 March 1953

Track ID : 8619

Cures for a snakebite. Two cures for a snakebite. If the snake was caught and put in a dish of water, the water, when poured on the wound, would heal it. Alternatively, a hen would be killed, open...

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Bhite ag ithe duileasg air a ghoil mar leigheas airson craic..., 12 March 1953

Track ID : 8630

Eating boiled dulse was used as a cure for skin eruption.

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An feadhainn a fhuair an t-uisge-beatha air ais bho na gàids..., 12 March 1953

Track ID : 74693

The men who reclaimed their whisky from the gaugers. Some men were caught with whisky by the gaugers. The gaugers confiscated the casks and went to house where they were to spend the night. The me...

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Fiosrachadh mu Theampall na Trianaid ann an Uibhist a Tuath...., 1972

Track ID : 76048

Information about Trinity Temple in North Uist. The contributor had an interest and great knowledge about Trinity Temple in North Uist. He gives some of the history and information about famous sc...

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An Greusaiche Buidhe., 31 July 1973

Track ID : 106208

The fair-haired cobbler. A man from Glenelg went for whisky, but entered a fairy knoll on Cnoc an Iolaire and never came out. His wife went for whisky the following year and found her husband danc...

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