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Picture Number2693
Courtesy OfRoddie Macpherson
GraveyardRaasay St. Moluag's
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John Mackay.

Mar chuimheachan air IAIN MACACIDH 1767-1848, a eilean Ratharaidh an sar phiòbaire mu dheireadh a/fhuair oideachas bho chlann Mhicruimein. Na latha/cha robh piòbaire fear sgriòbhaidh ciùil no/teach-teagaisg dhe leithid. Tre ealantachd a/cheatrar mhac agus oileanaich tha a ceòl sònraichte/seo air a thaibhairst tharis gu curainach do/phriòmh phiobairean an latha n diugh.

This plaque commemorates/JOHN MACKAY of Raasay 176-1848/the last great piper to have has lessons from/tyhe MacCRIMMONS.  He was the best player composer and/teacher of his day; and through his expert pupils/JOHN Ban MACKENZIE, ANGUS McPHERSON, DONALD CAMERON/and his four sons/the playing of the great music/was carried forward faithfully to all the top pipers/of the present day.

Picture Added on 06 August 2014.

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