PS 232 – The Mackenzies’ Gathering

      Cruinneachadh Chlann Choinnich

      Tulach Àrd

Primary Sources

D2 Tulloch Ard / The Mackenzie’s Gathering D2.30: 157
Dj Tulichard Dj.31: 39
KB Cruinneachadh Chlann Choinnich / The Mackenzies’ Gathering KB.5: 12

Notes on Gaelic Titles

Cruinneachadh Chlann Choinnich  Cruinneachadh Chlann Choinnich / The MacKenzies’ Gathering KB. The MacKenzies’ Gathering.

Tulach Àrd Tulloch Ard / The Mackenzie’s Gathering D2; Tulichard DJ. Tulloch Ard. Placename, perhaps used as a war-cry. In the old Statistical Account it is identified with a mountain in Kintail (one of what are now called the ‘Five Sisters’), and the signal for a gathering was a fire burning on the top of it. See R. Morrison, ‘Parish of Kintail’, in The Statistical Account of Scotland, vol 6, No. XXIX (1791-99), p. 244.

Roderick Cannon (2009)

Other Material

William Donaldson’s Set Tunes Notes (2009)

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