Township: An Àird a Tuath,Caolas

Map Reference: Aird a Tuath 6

Name Type: shore

Meaning: Inlet of the stream or current (DM). Today there is no stream opening onto the beach here, and the referent is more likely to be the names in ScG sruth 'current' here. This was the main beaching point for puffers

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His uncle Calum was the ferry man and kept a 14 foot skiff in this inlet. If he saw a fire on the Tombs of Coll he would go accross - WMcI.

Calum would go accross to Gunna every summer to ferry beasts between Coll and Gunna - Janet MacIntish, 9/1997.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Willie MacIntosh, Caolas, 1/1994