Township: Ruaig,Ruaig

Map Reference: Ruaig 16

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The stack or vertical rock face

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Information:This is at the entrance to the harbour. In order to get to Banca Ruaig at slack high water, the most favourable time to fish, boats had to be ready to leave at low water, so they were moored on rings at An Stac - IMcD 11/2016
An Stac is at the entrance to Port Sgibinis and An Sgeir Bhiorach east of Sgibinis. Alasdair Sinclair and Duncan Grant, Brock.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Duncan Grant, Ruaig, 7/2004

Informant 2: Alasadair Sinclair, Brock, 7/2004

Informant 3: Iain MacDonald, Langis, Ruaig 11/2016