Magaidh Smith

This page brings together Magaidh Smith’s recordings of traditional stories and local Lewis dramas. In the links columns you can click on the “Soundcloud” link to go directly to the recording. The “Clilstore” link will take you to a wordlinked transcript (with thanks to Pàdruig Moireach for the proofreading).

Stories from local tradition

Story Description Links
’S daor a cheannaich mi fiadhachd MacAulay men at Loch Langabhat and the landmark Clach Bhess

 

Maggie’s blog post

Soundcloud

Clilstore

An t-Seann Fhiadh Deer hunting at Loch Langabhat on the border of Lewis and Harris in days gone by. Who was the wee wizen man? Soundcloud

Clilstore

Fir Mhealastaidh Mealista men who went to gather a cargo of wood for roof timbers. A love story and what is extant of a dream song. Soundcloud

Clilstore

Sabaid Mhòr Wick Circa 1870 when the herring fishing was booming a large number of fishing boats were in Wick Harbour when a fight broke out. This account includes details of men from Lochs who were in the fracas. Soundcloud

Clilstore

Iseabail Nighean Dhòmhaill Bàn The love Story of Ishbal nighean Dhomhnaill Ban an t-Struim who herded the cattle in Uig and Calum MacAmhlaigh from Harris. Maggie’s blog post

Soundcloud

Clilstore

 

Local Lewis dramas

 

Maggie’s blogpost introduces them all

Drama Credits Links
An Cèilidhiche

 

Sgrìobhaiche: Eric I Dòmhnallach
Cleasachd: Magaidh Nic a Ghobhainn, Alasdair Mac Ill Fhinnein
Clàradh: Dòmhnall Saunders
Soundcloud
Clilstore
Fo Sgàile Shuaineabhail

 

Sgrìobhaiche: Eric I Dòmhnallach Cleasachd: Magaidh Nic a Ghobhainn
Clàradh: Keith Stringer, Uig Media
Soundcloud
Clilstore
Coinneach Tormod Mo Dhuine

 

Sgrìobhaiche: Alasdair Caimbeul
Cleasachd: Magaidh Nic a Ghobhainn
Clàradh:Keith Stringer, Uig Media
Soundcloud
Clilstore
Os Mo Chionn Sheinn an Uiseag

 

Sgrìobhaiche: Eric I Dòmhnallach Cleasachd: Magaidh Nic a Ghobhainn
Clàradh:Dòmhnall Saunders
Soundcloud
Clilstore
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