Township: An Àird a Tuath,Caolas

Map Reference: Aird a Tuath 3

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The inlet of the 'Mistress' [a nickname]

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Related Places: [Note in Ruaig: Fang an Diopaidh or Taigh Bean Dhòmhnaill or Màiri Chamshron or Dhòmhnaill Chamshron. There was a shop at the west end of Laighnis run by Bean Dhòmhnaill (Mary) Chamshron. She was the first person to sell paraffin in the east end. The ruined house became a fank. (Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 5/2009)
The structure is on the seaward side of the raised beach. There is a doorway to the north, which shows how the ground level is higher than it was. In the house is a concrete sheep dip. The fank has been added to the east. (Iain MacDonald, 11/2016)]

Information:Just north of Am Port Ruadh
The 'Mistress' was herself a Cameron and was related to Bean Dhòmhnaill Chamshron in Ruaig - Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 11/1996.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Willie MacIntosh, Caolas, 2/1994

Informant 2: Professor Donald Meek, Caolas, 8/2019