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People didn't believe in the evil eye (an droch-shùil) in th..., September 1964

Track ID : 1560

People didn't believe in the evil eye (an droch-shùil) in the contributor's day.

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The contributor tells how it was unlucky to bring rowan (cao..., September 1964

Track ID : 1561

The contributor tells how it was unlucky to bring rowan (caorann) into the house.

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Steamers in Loch Tay., September 1964

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Steamers in Loch Tay. Steamers were in Loch Tay until the beginning of World War Two. They carried freight and passengers. The contributor's grandmother's ferry was the only one on Loch Tay at the...

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A ghost in Glen Lyon., September 1964

Track ID : 1551

A ghost in Glen Lyon. Taibhse na Cirb was a ghost in Glen Lyon. It followed people from one gate to another, but never went beyond the second gate. The contributor has heard of a ball of fire bein...

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A very brief mention of Christmas in Perthshire., September 1964

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A very brief mention of Christmas in Perthshire.

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Healing stones at Taigh na Caillich., September 1964

Track ID : 1559

Healing stones at Taigh na Caillich. There were healing stones in a house in Gleann na Caillich; the shepherds looked after them. Talk about shepherds in the glen.

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Ferrying people to communions in Ardeonaig and Lawers., September 1964

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Ferrying people to communions in Ardeonaig and Lawers. The ferry was very busy during communions in Ardeonaig and Lawers. When someone called for a ferry, the ferry operators had to drop whatever ...

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Halloween customs in Perthshire., September 1964

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Halloween customs in Perthshire. They went guising at Halloween; they went to houses, swept the floor and tidied up. People had to give them money or food etc. in return. They also sang or recited...

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New Year and Beltane customs in Perthshire., September 1964

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New Year and Beltane customs in Perthshire. In Perthshire, the Old New Year was not kept: just the 1st of January. They always had dumpling at New Year. There was not a great deal of drinking. Bel...

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Harvest customs in Perthshire., September 1964

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Harvest customs in Perthshire. The last sheaf of harvest was called the maighdeann. If it was a late harvest, the last sheaf was called the Cailleach. It was dressed like a woman and sewed onto ca...

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