Township: Balevullin

Map Reference: Balevullin 9

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The black island or skerry

Other Forms: An t-Eilean Dubh - FAA

An t-Eilean Dubh or An Sgeir Dhubh - AMcD

Sgeir Dhubh - OS

Related Places:

OS gives Sgeire Dubha at the west end of Balevullin beach, Sgeir Dhubh at the east end of the same beach and Sgeire Dubha at the east end of the next beach, Cornaig beach which seems a lot of black skerries in a short distance! - JH.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Flora Ann Anderson, Balevullin, 3/1994

Informant 2: Alasdair MacDonald, Druimasadh, 3/1994

Informant 3: OS