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ROBERTSON, Lachlann

 

Neil J. Mackinnon. Strath, Skye The End of the Nineteenth Century, TGSI, 52 (1980-1982), 155-197.

 

Neil MacKinnon concludes his article by presenting a collection of songs made by Lachlann Robertson of Elgol (pp. 188-197). These songs were all known to the people of Strathaird in the nineteenth century and are listed below.

 

i Tha mo bhreacan fliuch fo n dle

 

ii Dhirich mi maduinn na fille

 

iii Hoirionn o s gur mi tha tirseach

 

iv Nuair rinig mi tigh na cirte, by Tormod Domhnallach of Elgol

 

v Is ann a Sgarbhaig, uchd na fairge, by Domhnall MacFhionghuin of Elgol

 

vi Four songs by Domhnall Mac-a-Ph of Elgol

 

vii N uair a dh fhg mise s t-Earrach.

 

This song is presented in the body of the article on pp. 181-182

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Traditional: known authorship

A-C D-Domhnall Domhnallach-Dz EG HL MMacA MacBMacC MacD MacE-MacK, MacLa-MacLeod MacLeid A-H MacLeid 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 Dhghlas Tormod Domhnallach Marjory Kennedy-Fraser Angus Lamont K. N. MacDonald Johan MacInnes Hugh MacKinnon Calum I. MacLean Sorley MacLean Kenneth MacLeod Niall MacLeid Miri Nighean Alasdair

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

 

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Somhairle MacGill-Eain The New Poetry

 

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