The Manx Bard inauguration 2017 - Cushag's 'The Ballafletcher Cup' performed by Bill Quine

Published on 24 Aug 2017

A reading of a poem by one of the Isle of Man's best-loved poets, Josephine Kermode, better known as 'Cushag'.

This poem relates to a legend relating to Magnus Barelegs, a Norse King of Mann in the 11th Century.

'The Ballafletcher Cup' was first published in Cushag's book, 'Ellan Vannin,' in 1911.

This performance by Bill Quine was delivered as a part of the event at Moorhouse Farm, Isle of Man, organised to announce the Manx Bard 2017.

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