Township: Balinoe

Map Reference: Balinoe 9

Name Type: machair

Meaning: Sand dune of the buttons

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Related Places: Iain MacArthur, Manitoba, Balephuil, 8/2016

Information:You could find old buttons buried in the sand there.

They used to roll eggs and sometimes coin down the hillock at Easter, that is how it got its name - John Fletcher, Balemartine, 8/2017

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Archie Kennedy, Crossapol, 1/1995

Informant 2: Mairi Campbell, Corrairigh, 8/2012

Informant 3: Alasdair Sinclair, Balinoe, 8/2012