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Òran na h-Iolaire

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Title - Òran na h-Iolaire
Contributors - Captain Donald Joseph MacKinnon
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

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) - 00:02:29
Date Recorded - 1947.11.09
Date of Content - 1919 to 1919
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 42423
Original Tape ID - box_06_D14-B
Original Track ID - CDC.6.14
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - Disc



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Small Isles
  Island - Canna


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

Item Notes -

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/42423/1




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