Mo Chruinneag Ìleach

Title - Mo Chruinneag Ìleach
Contributors - Angus MacLeod
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - The bard wishes he could be in Islay where the girl he loves is resident. He will not be happy if she does not return to him. He often dreams that she is with him, and when he wakens he discovers she is not there. Though there are many wealthy girls in Edinburgh, he prefers the beauty and character of the girl he loves, and he wishes to be betrothed to her when the depths of winter are past.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:11
Date Recorded - 1950.11.18
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 33218
Original Tape ID - CW0122
Original Track ID - CW0122.568
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire

Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Small Isles
  Island - Canna

Item Notes - 6 quatrains sung. Composed by Neil MacLeod (1843-1924).
'Clàrsach an Doire' (Niall MacLeòid, 1883) p. 121

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