Printout of scanned handwritten draft of poem `Oran Mhanitoba` by John MacLean, the Balephuil bard.

Scan of an incomplete handwritten draft of poem `Manitoba` by John MacLean, the Balephuil bard, composed on New Years Day 1880.


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Song about Manitoba in Canada by the `Balephuil Bard`

Extract from an incomplete draft of the Gaelic poem `Oran Manitoba`, which was composed on New Year`s Day 1880 by John MacLean of Balephuil. John MacLean emigrated to Manitoba and became well known as a composer of Gaelic songs and poetry, earning him the nickname `Balephuil Bard`.

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