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Prògram Choinnich

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Title - Prògram Choinnich
Contributors - Rhoda MacLeod
Reporters - Kenneth MacIver

Summary - A head-stone is to be placed at the grave of Màiri nighean Alasdair.

Relatives will gather at Cladh na h-Aoidhe, a cemetery in Point, Isle of Lewis, at the end of the week to lay a head-stone at the grave of Màiri nighean Alasdair. Rhoda MacLeod explains that Mary MacKay, from Garrabost, was married to William MacKenzie from Shader for twenty years. She died in 1904 and William then wrote the famous song. William went to Canada in 1907, and died the following year.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:11:14
Date Recorded - 1998.08.31
Date Transmitted - 1998.08.31
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Radio Programmes
Collection - BBC

Track ID - 29362
Original Tape ID - Program Choinnich 31.08.1998
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - DAT



Recording Location:
  County - Ross and Cromarty
  Parish - Stornoway
  Island - Lewis
  Village - Stornoway


Item Location:
  County - Ross and Cromarty
  Parish - Stornoway
  Island - Lewis
  Village - Point

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