Ny Kirree Fo-Sniaghtey (The Sheep All Are Buried)
DESCRIPTION: Manx Gaelic. Nicholas Raby's 2000 sheep are covered by mountain snow drifts. Shepherds are called out with their poles and dog to find the breathing holes and save the sheep. The lambs are saved but some old sheep are lost.
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (Broadwood/Maitland)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage rescue death farming storm sheep shepherd
FOUND IN: Britain(England(West))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Broadwood/Maitland, pp. 38-39, "Ny Kirree Fo-Sniaghtey (The Sheep All Are Buried)" (1 text, 1 tune, translated from Manx Gaelic)
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