A' cluich iomain san sgoil.
Date 10 March 1977
Track ID 43841
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1977.90.A8

Original Tape ID

SA1977.090

Summary

Playing shinty in school.

The boys would bring shinty sticks to school. There were more than 100 pupils at the school. The team from the upper end of the village would beat the team from the lower end because they got their sticks from a wood that Sir James Matheson planted nearby. Details about the game, which was played with a cork. The word used for a goal was 'saoile'. Further information about shinty sticks.

Recording Location

County - Midlothian

Parish - Edinburgh

Village - Edinburgh

Item Location

County - Ross and Cromarty

Parish - Lochs

Island - Lewis

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Information

Collection

SoSS