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Mar a thachair do dh'fhear a chaidh do Mhanitoba., 1970

Track ID : 34962

Contributors : MacLeod, Angus (7653)

Experiences of an emigrant in Manitoba. The contributor tells the experiences of a man who had emigrated to Manitoba many years before. At first, the man and his family lived in a tent, which coll...

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Ailean sgliathach, sgrothach., October 1977

Track ID : 71019

Ailean sgliathach, sgrothach. The contributor tells of a Lewis minister, Allan MacKenzie, who was described by an Uig person as 'Ailean sgliathach, sgrothach'. He gives the definition of the two w...

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Dòmhnall Ruadh Mac an t-Saoir agus na h-òrain aige., February 1953

Track ID : 2116

Donald MacIntyre with information on the sources of his songs. Donald MacIntyre tells how his mother was the source of his songs, who in turn learnt a lot from a lady from the north end of Uist ca...

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Leigheas air leanabh a bha a' rànaich., 12 February 1953

Track ID : 2659

Cure for a crying child. The contributor explains how to cure a child of 'ràchd', when they cried so much they almost stopped breathing.

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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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An t-Ollamh Urramach MacIllEathain Mac na Ceàrdaich., 12 February 1953

Track ID : 2678

Reverend Professor MacLean Sinclair and his song collection. The contributor relates the genealogy of the Reverend Professor Alexander MacLean Sinclair. He published a collection of songs, some of...

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Ailean Dearg Mac 'ic Ailein., 1953

Track ID : 23003

Allan MacDonald of Clanranald. Allan MacDonald married a French lady and fought for the Jacobites. He built Ormaclete Castle, which was designed by a French architect. It took seven years to build...

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Solas Satharna., July 1953

Track ID : 34416

Weather sign. The contributor explains that if a new moon appeared on a Saturday, it was a sign of bad weather.

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A detailed description of drùilleanan: a game similar to marbles., 11 March 1953

Track ID : 8009

A detailed description of drùilleanan, a game similar to marbles.

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