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TITLE
Scour Ouran, Kintail
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0978
PLACENAME
Scour Ouran
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Kintail
DATE OF IMAGE
PERIOD
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32899
KEYWORDS
postcards
Five Sisters
legend
folklore
Grey Magician of Coire Dhunnaid
Glen Shiel
Scour Ouran
Scour Ouran, Kintail

This postcard shows the mountain Scour Ouran at Kintail in Rosshire. Scour Ouran rises 3501 ft and forms part of a chain of five peaks known as 'The Five Sisters'. The mountains rise above Glen Shiel at the head of Loch Duich.

Legend relates that two Irish Princes washed ashore during a storm, fell in love with two of the seven daughters of the King of Kintail. Having promised to send their five brothers for the remaining sisters, the Princes married the two youngest Princesses and returned to Ireland. The five sisters waited in vain, and eventually asked the Grey Magician of Coire Dhunnaid to extend their vigil beyond life itself, whereupon he turned them into mountains

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Scour Ouran, Kintail

ROSS: Kintail

postcards; Five Sisters; legend; folklore; Grey Magician of Coire Dhunnaid; Glen Shiel; Scour Ouran

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This postcard shows the mountain Scour Ouran at Kintail in Rosshire. Scour Ouran rises 3501 ft and forms part of a chain of five peaks known as 'The Five Sisters'. The mountains rise above Glen Shiel at the head of Loch Duich. <br /> <br /> Legend relates that two Irish Princes washed ashore during a storm, fell in love with two of the seven daughters of the King of Kintail. Having promised to send their five brothers for the remaining sisters, the Princes married the two youngest Princesses and returned to Ireland. The five sisters waited in vain, and eventually asked the Grey Magician of Coire Dhunnaid to extend their vigil beyond life itself, whereupon he turned them into mountains