In this song the bard thinks of his youth in Eriskay and praises the beauty of the island. The importance of Fr Allan MacDonald to Eriskay is described. He also praises the fishermen and sailors of the island. He regrets the changes which depopulation have caused.
Six 8-line verses sung. Composed by Donald MacDonald, Eriskay. Mr MacDonald, a schoolmaster, won the Bardic crown at the National Mòd in 1949.