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Donald, born in 1855, was a son of Norman and Margaret nee Macinnes from 5 Tobson. When the men from Bernera marched to Stornoway Castle, at the "Bernera Riot", he was the youngest man amongst them. He married Isabella Mackay from Callanish and they lived for a time in Callanish but later moved to Glasgow.
It was after this move that he started writing his bardachd, five of which were published in Bardachd Leodhais . He also chaired a Saturday Ceilidh evening where the island Gaels would gather to tell tales and sing songs.