Township: Scarinish

Map Reference: Scarinish 40

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The beach of the whale

Other Forms: Tràigh nam Muc - ONB p177, "Pigs Beach."

Related Places:

Information:Two of the whale's bones used to be made into an arch in the garden of Taigh Bean mhic Eachainn (now The Willows) - DK.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Donald Kennedy, Post Office, Scarinish, 10/1993

Informant 2: OS