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Smeòrach a' comhairleachadh do dhuine uisge-beatha òl., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 1344

Thrush advising a man to drink whisky instead of going fishing. A man going fishing interpreted a thrush's song as advice not to go or he would be drowned, and to drink up his half-bottle instead....

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Fear a phòs maighdeann-mhara., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 1345

A man who married a mermaid. A man at Kessock near Inverness found a mermaid asleep and hid her skin. They married and had a son. Her son later found the skin and gave it back to her. She went bac...

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Am Brusach agus na fleiseadairean., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 22895

Robert the Bruce and the fletchers. When Robert the Bruce was on the run, he stayed with an old woman who had three sons. They were fletchers, making bows and arrows. With their help, he managed t...

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Deòrsa Bochanan air a bhith mì-mhodhail ris an rìgh., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 1352

George Buchanan being cheeky to the king. The king found a beautiful flower, put his hat over it, and went to fetch the queen. When he came back, George Buchanan had left his excrement there. The ...

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Mar a chaidh nighean bheag a bhàthadh le each-uisge., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 22869

Story of how a girl was drowned by a waterhorse. A man in Invergarry was going for the midwife. His horse stumbled in the River Garry when a salmon twisted round its feet. He saw a strange horse. ...

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Fear nach do thill às a' Chogadh Mhòr., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 22872

The man with second-sight who gets killed in WWI. A man prophesies that he and two companions will go to war and that one will not return. This happens in 1914, and he is the one killed.

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Tha am fiosraiche ag innse mu obair agus a theaghlach., 22 November 1953

Track ID : 51653

The contributor tells about his employment and family.

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Mar a bha am Brusach, Rìgh Raibeart, daonnan air an allaban., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 22893

How King Robert the Bruce was often on the run. One time, when being pursued, King Robert the Bruce rode a horse which had been shod back to front. When the pursuers saw the footprints, they follo...

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Am Brusach anns an uaimh., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 22894

Robert the Bruce and the cave. Robert the Bruce and his pursuers sleep in one cave. When his young sentry falls asleep they attack, but Bruce kills them all with a brand from the fire.

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A' tiodhlacadh Dòbhran, bràthair Chaluim Chille., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 1348

Burying Dòbhran, the brother of St Columba. When St Columba's wicked brother Dòbhran was being buried, he cried out that Hell wasn't so bad at all. Columba told them in a couplet to cover him up q...

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