Township: An Àird a Deas,Caolas

Map Reference: Ardeas 57

Name Type: quarry

Meaning: The quarry of the skipper; or Donald the son of Farquhar

Other Forms: Cuaraidh an Sgiobair - AMcL, DK

Cuaraidh Dhòmhnaill Fhearchair - DK

Related Places:

Where Dòmhnall Fhearchair, the father of Alasdair MacArthur, Roisegal quarried the stone for his house - AMcL.

On Tràigh Hoisnis. Roiseagal was built in 1905 by Iain Chailein and Calum Chailein MacDonald from Ferry House in Caolas, mainly from a seam of pink granite. Alasdair MacArthur, Roiseagal.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 5/1996

Informant 2: Donald Kennedy, Port Ban, 11/1996