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TITLE
Gille nan Cochulla Craicinn (The Lad with the Skin Coverings) (4 of 6)
EXTERNAL ID
AB_ESSIE_STEWART_COCHULLA_04
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
Essie Stewart
SOURCE
Am Baile
ASSET ID
40887
KEYWORDS
supernatural
legends
audio
folklore
stories

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Gille nan Cochulla Craicinn (The Lad with the Skin Coverings) is one of the Gaelic folk tales collected from oral sources by John Gregorson Campbell and published in his book, 'The Fians: or, Stories, Poems, & Traditions of Fionn and his Warrior Band' (1891). In this audio extract, Essie Stewart tells the story of Gille nan Cochulla Craicinn in Gaelic. (Part 4)

[transcription to follow soon]

Essie Stewart is a traditional storyteller from Sutherland and one of the last people to have taken part in the traditional 'Summer Walking' of the travelling families. She is the grand-daughter of Ailidh Dall Stewart (1882-1968), one of the greatest Gaelic storytellers. Essie tells her stories in both English and Gaelic.

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Gille nan Cochulla Craicinn (The Lad with the Skin Coverings) (4 of 6)

2000s

supernatural; legends; audio; folklore; stories;

Am Baile

Essie Stewart: The Lad with the Skin Coverings

Gille nan Cochulla Craicinn (The Lad with the Skin Coverings) is one of the Gaelic folk tales collected from oral sources by John Gregorson Campbell and published in his book, 'The Fians: or, Stories, Poems, & Traditions of Fionn and his Warrior Band' (1891). In this audio extract, Essie Stewart tells the story of Gille nan Cochulla Craicinn in Gaelic. (Part 4)<br /> <br /> [transcription to follow soon]<br /> <br /> Essie Stewart is a traditional storyteller from Sutherland and one of the last people to have taken part in the traditional 'Summer Walking' of the travelling families. She is the grand-daughter of Ailidh Dall Stewart (1882-1968), one of the greatest Gaelic storytellers. Essie tells her stories in both English and Gaelic.