Township: Balemartine

Map Reference: Balemartine 76

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The cave

Other Forms: An Uaimh - local pronunciation

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Information:As a dare they used to crawl through An Uamh (really a hole under a rock) which could be full of tidal water. They used to ask the other boys not to jump on the top of the rock in case it moved - NMcD.

Local Form: An Uaigh

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Neil MacDonald, Balevullin, 5/1995