Township: Barrapol,Ceann a’ Bharra

Map Reference: Kenavara 60

Name Type: cliff

Meaning: ONB p.219 gives Eilean na Bò Mòire, or "island of the big cow." One of the witnesses was Alexander MacLean, shepherd, Kenvar.

Other Forms: Eilean nam Bàthadh -WMcL and DMcN and David McClounnan, Balephuil, 11/1997 - island of the drownings.

Eilean nam Ba - Handbook to the Islands of Coll and Tiree, Hector MacDougall and Rev. Hector Cameron, Archibald Sinclair, p102.

Eilean nam Bà - 'The Cows' Isle' Bailtean is Ath-Ghairmean, Niall M Brownlie, Argyll Publishing, 1995, p76 and 153; Flora MacArthur, Moss, 8/2016

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: William MacLean, Barrapol, 1/1994

Informant 2: OS

Informant 3: Donald MacNeill (Dòmhnall an Tailleir), The Land, 4/1998