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Mar a Chailleadh an Iolaire

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Title - Mar a Chailleadh an Iolaire
Contributors - Murdo MacFarlane
Reporters - Dr Gordon W. MacLennan

Summary - This song (partially sung and partially recited) tells of the sinking of the ship 'Iolaire', after striking the Beasts of Holm just outside Stornoway harbour at New Year 1919. Over 200 men who were returning from the war were drowned.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:13:47
Date Recorded - 1956.12
Date of Content - 1919.01.01 to 1919.01.01
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song, Verse, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 106058
Original Tape ID - SA1956.152
Original Track ID - SA1956.152
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Ross and Cromarty
  Parish - Stornoway
  Island - Beasts of Holm

Item Notes - Composed by the contributor.

See:
'An Toinneamh Dìomhair' (Murchadh MacPhàrlain) p. 70

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