Township: Heanish

Map Reference: Heanish 6

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The small rough inlet

Other Forms: Garbh 'rough, coarse; thick, not slender; stormy' (Dwelly). A Gaelic adjective that often precedes a noun
Port 'inlet'
Beat 'small'

Poll a’ Chotain - AMcD

Related Places:

Her father made toy boats and sailed them on this inlet - AMcD.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Margaret MacKinnon, Heanish, 1990

Informant 2: Neil Johnston, Heanish, 5/1994

Informant 3: Ann MacDonald, Druimasadh, 6/1994