05. The Brahan Seer

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The folktale of how the renowned Highand figure known in English as the Brahan Seer obtained his visionary stone is located in the ancient burial ground in Baile na Cille. Cnoc Eodhail is the hill above the burial ground and it was here that Coinneach Odhar sat with his mother when they encountered the ghost which gave them the stone. Coinneach is also linked with the seer who lived at Brahan and was associated with, and executed by the Seaforths.