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Òran an Iolaire

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Title - Òran an Iolaire
Contributors - William John MacAulay
Reporters - John MacLean

Summary - This song tells of the sinking of the ship 'Iolaire', after striking the 'Beasts of Holm' just outside Stornoway harbour, at the end of the First World War. Over 200 men who were returning from the war were drowned.



Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:26
Date Recorded - 1971.07
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 40130
Original Tape ID - SA1971.117
Original Track ID - SA1971.117.B2
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Ross and Cromarty
  Parish - Stornoway
  Island - Lewis

Item Notes - Composed by Norman MacLeod, Quidinish.

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/40130/1




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