Township: Ruaig,Ruaig

Map Reference: Ruaig 72

Name Type: machair

Meaning: See Bhabhainn in Longships on the Sand.

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Related Places:

North of the road and west of the schoolhouse. The dune is no longer there - AMcL, LMcK.

They used to jump twenty feet off the top onto soft sand when he was at Ruaig school - AMcL.

An alternative location is suggested by Duncan Grant and Anneen Black, Ruaig - south of the road at the back of Carsamul House - DG, Alasdair MacInnes, Ruaig, 9/2014, Mairi MacLean, Ruaig, 9/2014, Ethel MacCallum, Ruaig, 9/2014

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Languages : Gaelic, Obscure

Informants: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 2/1996 and 3/2010

Informant 2: Lachie MacLean (Lachainn Sheumais), Vaul, 12/1993

Informant 3: Duncan Grant, Ruaig, 10/2011