Township: Barrapol,Ceann a’ Bharra

Map Reference: Kenavara 64

Name Type: cliff

Meaning: Flat stone of the dark woman from Barra. See Baraigh in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms: Leac na Ciaraiche a Barraigh - DMcN

Leac na Ciaraich - NB

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Information:This story may relate to this place. Dòmhnall Phàraig lived in Barrapol. He was a famous swimmer and one day he swam to a rock on Kenavara collecting eggs. On his way back he dived in but got caught under mat of tangles and he was drowned. His body was washed up on Barra. Willie MacLean, Balinoe, 3/2009.

Local Form: Liuc

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Donald MacNeill (Dòmhnall an Tàilleir), The Land, 1/1994

Informant 2: Niall M Brownlie, Bailtean is Ath Ghairmean, Argyll Publishing, 1995, p153