Gaelic Literature of the Isle of Skye: an annotated  bibliography   

 

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Màiri Nighean Alasdair (Mary MacDonald)

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CRAIG, K. C.  Orain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair.  Air an cruinneachachadh le K. C. Craig.  Glasgow: Alasdair Matheson and Co., [1949], 124p.

 

The singer Màiri Nighean Alasdair, Mary MacDonald, belonged to South Uist.  Included among the songs collected from her are these with Skye place-name references:

 

i     Bheir soiridh, soiridh bhuam’, p. 12

 

ii    Latha dhomh ‘s mi falbh na ṃintich’, p. 66

 

iii   ‘M’ fhearann saidhbhir socair c̣mhard’, p. 69

 

iv    Nochd a mi an cadal sàmhach’, p. 92

 

v     ‘ ‘S fhada lium do dhùil, a Dḥmhnaill’, p. 101

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Traditional: known authorship

A-C       D-Domhnall       Domhnallach-Dz        E–G       H–L       M–MacA       MacB–MacC        MacD        MacE-MacK,  MacLa-MacLeod        MacLẹid A-H        MacLẹid I-Z        MacM-MacN       MacO-MacZ      M      N      O-Q      R-Z

 

Traditional: anonymous

A-B      C-D      E-K      L-N       O       P-Z     

 

Traditional: collections

Annie Arnott       An Cabairneach        Carmina Gadelica        Catriona Dhùghlas        Tormod Domhnallach                  Marjory Kennedy-Fraser         Angus Lamont        K. N. MacDonald         Johan MacInnes          Hugh MacKinnon          Calum I. MacLean         Sorley MacLean        Kenneth MacLeod         Niall MacLẹid        Màiri Nighean Alasdair

Cairistiona Mhàrtainn         Alexander Morison          Kenneth Morrison         Angus Nicolson          Portree HS Magazine   Lachlann Robertson         Frances Tolmie I          Frances Tolmie II

 

Modern

Somhairle MacGill-Eain         The New Poetry

 

References

Books etc: A-L         Books etc: MacA-MacL         Books etc: MacM-Z   Periodicals, MSS, AV

 

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