Rachainn Suas gu Àirigh Luachrach
Date May 1954
Track ID 30123
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1954.33.A9

Original Tape ID

SA1954.033.redone

Summary

The bard tells of the sheiling in Uig, and gives many details of the way of life of people in the area at the time. He hopes to go back there again.

Item Notes

Seven 8-line verses sung. The song was composed by Iain mac Dhòmhnaill 'ic Alasdair (c.1797-1875).

See:
'Òrain an Eilein' (ed. C. Martin) p. 53

Recording Location

County - Midlothian

Parish - Edinburgh

Village/Place - Edinburgh

Item Location

County - Inverness-shire

Parish - Snizort

Island - Skye

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS