Tag Archives: sayings

2018.42.1

Booklet ‘Gnathasan-Cainnt / Idioms’ by Dòmhnall Greumach, 2010. Booklet of Gaelic idioms, phrases and sayings with English translations.

2000.61.10

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1966-104.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin) of Balephuil sings a song about the Battle of Falkirk in 1746, a love song and a verse of satire by Duncan Bàn, talks about Iain Mac Ailein experiences in North America, his own relations particularly the Blacks from Lismore, sings an elegy to Colin Campbell, talks about Ailean Breac and the death of Colin Campbell, the meeting of the MacLeans of Duart and Ailean nan Sop, cattle raiding, a saying attributed to Thomas the Rhymer, the killing by Glengarry of his son-in-law, sings a song composed by Gilleasbuig MacPhail, talks about bards and their immunity from law, evil and protective charms, island witches, the song ‘Pilot the Dog’ and the bards involved in its composition and sings a song in praise of Mull by Dugald MacPhail.

2000.61.36

Mini-disk SA1966/104.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin) of Balephuil sings a song about the Battle of Falkirk in 1746, a love song and a verse of satire by Duncan Bàn, talks about Iain Mac Ailein experiences in North America, his own relations particularly the Blacks from Lismore, sings an elegy to Colin Campbell, talks about Ailean Breac and the death of Colin Campbell, the meeting of the MacLeans of Duart and Ailean nan Sop, cattle raiding, a saying attributed to Thomas the Rhymer, the killing by Glengarry of his son-in-law, sings a song composed by Gilleasbuig MacPhail, talks about bards and their immunity from law, evil and protective charms, island witches, the song ‘Pilot the Dog’ and the bards involved in its composition and sings a song in praise of Mull by Dugald MacPhail.

2000.61.11

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1968-21.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin) of Balephuil tells an anecdote about the supernatural, the deathbed comments of his uncle, a dream by Dòmhnall an Oir, the story of a corpse who spoke in the coffin, the use of urine and seeds against spells and fairies, stories about the fairy mound An Cnoc Glas, where his great-grandmother used milk cows, the evil eye, a story about blood on a floor that couldn’t be cleaned, a song written by the Balemartine bard about a reputed witch, the fatigue after supernatural cures, the work and equipment for horses, sports before church, a vision seen by an old man and the meaning of some Gaelic words.

2000.61.37

Mini-disk SA1968/21.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin) of Balephuil tells an anecdote about the supernatural, the deathbed comments of his uncle, a dream by Dòmhnall an Oir, the story of a corpse who spoke in the coffin, the use of urine and seeds against spells and fairies, stories about the fairy mound An Cnoc Glas, where his great-grandmother used milk cows, the evil eye, a story about blood on a floor that couldn’t be cleaned, a song written by the Balemartine bard about a reputed witch, the fatigue after supernatural cures, the work and equipment for horses, sports before church, a vision seen by an old man and the meaning of some Gaelic words.

2000.61.15

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1968-25.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin) of Balephuil sings a song about the loss of a sailor, talks about the exploits of Donald Lamont of Ruaig, funeral customs, a type of kilt worn on Tiree, playing shinty on Sundays, whey-making, a well Tobar na Naoi Beò, sings three Gaelic songs, talks about games old men would play with young lads, recites a verse of a song about the Balephuil drowning, tells and anecdote about what his father believed, sings a humorous song about Calum MacArthur in Glasgow, talks about the Balemartine bard, gives a saying about guns, sings a Gaelic song and another by John MacLean, tells a story about a fool and his gold, a humorous anecdote about his great-grandmother, sings four more Gaelic songs, tells a story about sighting fairies and another about a sailing disaster and sings another Gaelic song.

2000.61.41

Mini-disk SA1968/25.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin) of Balephuil sings a song about the loss of a sailor, talks about the exploits of Donald Lamont of Ruaig, funeral customs, a type of kilt worn on Tiree, playing shinty on Sundays, whey-making, a well Tobar na Naoi Beò, sings three Gaelic songs, talks about games old men would play with young lads, recites a verse of a song about the Balephuil drowning, tells and anecdote about what his father believed, sings a humorous song about Calum MacArthur in Glasgow, talks about the Balemartine bard, gives a saying about guns, sings a Gaelic song and another by John MacLean, tells a story about a fool and his gold, a humorous anecdote about his great-grandmother, sings four more Gaelic songs, tells a story about sighting fairies and another about a sailing disaster and sings another Gaelic song.