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.

See Bò in Longships on the Sand.

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 : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: William MacLean, Barrapol, 1/1994

Informant 2: OS

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