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GAIDHLIG-A  December 1998

GAIDHLIG-A December 1998

Subject:

Re: ̉RAN - WHEN I WENT DOWN TO GLASCOW

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Felipa Nic an t-Sagairt <[log in to unmask]>

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Comhradh ann an Gaidhlig na h-Albann <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Fri, 11 Dec 1998 16:22:23 +0000

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a chairdean,
Tha mi toilichte a radh gun dh'fuair mi an t-̣ran a bha mi aig iarraidh. Fhuair
mi teachtaire gun aimn ach tha mi a' smaoineachadh gu b'e Màiri Sine Chaimbeul a
chur na faclan thugam.
Ṃran taing!
Felipa

Ciad Turas Mhic Dḥmhnaill a Ghlaschu -- Uilleam Marshall, an t-Eilean
Sgitheanach

When I came to Glasgow first
a-mach air t́r nan Gall
I was like a man adrift
Air iomrall 's dol air chall -
The noise it seemed like thunder,
chuir e tuainealaich nam cheann,
And oftentimes I wished I was
Air ais an t́r nam beann.

Am fuaim a bh'aig na tramway cars
Was rumbling in my ear,
Nuair chaidh mi śos am Broomielaw
My eyes were full of tears,
Mi guidhe gun robh mi air ais
In my dear native home -
Gur truagh an ń gur Gàidheal mi
In Glasgow all alone.

Na fireannaich 's na boireannaich
Who met me on the way,
An ḍigheanna cha do cḥrd iad rium -
They had too much to say!
Bha cuid dhiubh ag iarraidh airgead orm
And when I said "clear away!"
Gun do chuir iad a-mach an teanga orm
And nasty things did say!

Thog sin suas mo nàdar-sa,
My temper it got wild -
Is chaidh mio śos gun sgapainn iad
Along the banks of Clyde.
Fhuair mi gréim air balach dhiubh
And I tossed him round my head,
'S thilg mi ' meadhan na sràide e
And they picked him up for dead.

Thàining an sin am polasman
- a splendid man was he -
duine gasda spèisealta
belonging to Portree;
Thuirt e rium, "O ̣ganaich,
Now what is all this row?"
"Chaidh iadsan riumsa a' connsachadh
and I will tell you how."

Tḥisich mi ri innse dhà,
He had heard the likes before,
Is rinn e fead fa chompanach
Who stood across the road.
Thug e a-mach a leabhar
And pretended down to write
Mar a tḥisich Iain Ḍmhnallach
The lowlanders to fight.

Bha nàire ṃr is ḿ-ghean orm
To be in such a fix.
Ach thuirt e rium, "On 's e Gàidheal thu,
You'll have to stop these tricks.
Fhalbh 's na dèan a leithid gu bràth
Just treat them with disdain,
Oir gu cinnteach cuiridh mis' thu an sàs
If you do the likes again."

Thug mi taing gu cridheil dha
And I went upon my way.
Tha iomadh bliadhn' on latha sin,
I'm in Glasgow till this day.
Faithnichidh mi gach cùil a th'ann
-I know my Glasgow well-
An coibhneas ṃr rim choimhearsnach
I ever more shall dwell.

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