• Audio

    Banais Una

    by  • 4 June 2009 • Audio, Entertainments, Gàidhlig • 2 Comments

    Verses written by Norman “Conter” Macleod, am Bard Bochd and for many years headmaster at Lochcroistean, on the occasion of the marriage of Agnes Smith, Lochcroistean, to Kenny Maclennan, 15 Kneep.  It was sung at the wedding by Kenny Dan Smith, 2 Ungeshader; and the reading here is by Finlay Maciver Carishader (click the arrow). [...]

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    audio: Archangel Tar and Sealskin

    by  • 31 July 2008 • Audio, Gàidhlig, Tales & Traditions • 1 Comment

    We have audio!  Dan Finlayson, Ardroil, in conversation with Dolligan’s uncle (?) relating a story about an old cure (in Gaelic).  Click the arrow to play. Peter (Padruig Mor, 7 Aird, born 1803) had terrible rheumatism, but the fishermen had culled a lot of large seals, so Peter was rolled in a sealskin smeared with Archangel [...]

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