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Record Type Description
118186 Ma bhitheas tu dol a dh’ iasgach
Gaelic Verse Ma bhitheas tu dol a dh’ iasgach ‘S gu ‘m bi thu ag iarraidh bearings Cuma tu i ‘n iar…
109720 Bha fuil do chuirp chubhraidh Date: 1601
Gaelic Verse The words and translation of this waulking song are taken from Carmina Gadelica. The song was composed by Nic Còiseam…
107501 Cuairt Cuain
Gaelic Verse The hymn Cuairt Cuain was composed by John Morison (Gobha na Hearadh) after his 1851 tour of the central belt…
72774 Marbhrann do Chalum Iain MacAoidh Date: 1940
Gaelic Verse This lengthy elegy was written by Angus Mackay>> for his nephew <<61654##Malcolm John Mackay, 3 Garnyahine who was lost during…
66471 An Saighdear Bàn Date: 1790
Gaelic Verse Donald Matheson, Saighdear Chaluim Bhain, was a son of Malcolm Matheson (Calum Bàn) of Valtos and Crowlista. Donald joined the…
66249 Marbhann air Aonghas MacIomhair
Gaelic Verse Marbhrann dha Aonghas MacIomhair, a bha ‘na Cheaistear an Uig, air a Bhac, agus a’m Baile-Mhairi, Ionmhar-Pheotharan. Chaochail e an…
66063 Oran Mairi Dhall
Gaelic Verse Mary Maciver, Màiri Dhall, left Valtos for America, where she was terribly homesick, and she composed the following song, Òran…
65097 ‘S daor a cheannaich mi ‘m fiadhach Date: 1685
Gaelic Verse Fragments of a lament composed by Elizabeth Macpherson on the death of her son John, who drowned in Loch Langabhat…
63244 Oran na Muice-Mara
Gaelic Verse A satirical piece composed by John Smith, 18 Kirkibost. He portrays Murdo Macdonald ‘am Brunach’ from Tobson as a brave…
63243 Oran na Ciora
Gaelic Verse This piece of bardachd written by John Smith, 18 Kirkibost is in the form of a heated conversation between a…
63204 Mo Dhurachd Don Tir
Gaelic Verse Donald Macdonald, Tobson wrote the bardachd Mo Dhùrachd Don Tìr (which appears in Bardachd Leodhais) after he had moved from…
63203 Fuadach nan Gaidheal
Gaelic Verse This piece of bardachd which appeared in Bardachd Leodhais tells about the clearances, the effect on the people and the…
61449 Bagh Ciarach: ‘Se nighean mo ghaoil
Gaelic Verse The spirit of one of the murdered men from Mealista came to the bedside of his sweetheart and he sang…
61126 Sealladh à Beinn Eitsheal Date: 28 Jul 1914 – 11 Nov 1918
Gaelic Verse Sealladh à Beinn Eitsheal was written during the First World War by Donald Mackay of 2 Achmore. The poet not…
60870 Eachainn Bochd
Gaelic Verse le Uilleam MacMhathain, Arivruach Oran eibhinn mu fear a bha bhean ga h’arachaidh A tale about a henpecked husband Tha…
60868 An t-Eilean Siar
Gaelic Verse (les an Urramach DU MacCoinnich, Arivruach) Oran mu an Eilean boidheach maiseadh ann an do tògaidh e. Sè a “MacLeod”…
60861 Òran Jasper Date: 1899
Gaelic Verse These verses were composed by Janet Martin of 2 Shieldinish, to her son Donald (Jasper) whilst he was in Egypt…
60829 Oran Mor Thorcuil (Oran Mor Thorcuil) Date: 1880
Gaelic Verse Marion Macleod, 16 Laxay wrote this song after her marriage took her to live in Achmore. It is obvious she…
60827 Mucan-Mara Bhaile Ailein Date: 1934
Gaelic Verse Poem about the last organised whale hunt which took place in Balallan in 1934, highlighting the people of Kinloch’s lack…
60826 A Phiseag a Ceòs
Gaelic Verse Poem about Colin Mackenzie (am Piseag) of 9 Keose and a sheepdog; composed by Duncan Dodds of North Tolsta. A…
52692 An Ataireachd Àrd Date: 1908
Gaelic Verse An Ataireachd Àrd was originally a poem composed by Donald Maciver; it won first prize in the 1908 Mòd. On…
51885 A h-uile latha chì s nach fhaic
Gaelic Verse Chaidh na t-amhran so a dheanamh le balach a Bhaltos a chaidh a dh’ Ameiriga – ‘a Chearrag’ neo ‘Domhnall…
51702 Iasgairean Bhearnaraidh Leodhais
Gaelic Verse Be an t-Urramach Domhnall MacAmhlaigh a Circebost a’ srìobh am bàrdachd seo; tha e ag innse mu iasgairean Bhearnaraidh, an…
51678 Oidhche Nam Shuain
Gaelic Verse A poem written by Calum M Macdonald, latterly of Edinburgh, in which he dreams he’s back in Kirkibost in his…
51547 The Uig Chessmen
Gaelic Verse A poem about the Uig Chessmen, by Calum Maclean, Conon Bridge. From Donald Macdonald’s Tales and Traditions of the Lews.…