Township: Ruaig,Ruaig

Map Reference: Ruaig 53

Name Type: shore

Meaning: Possibly skerry of the carting - LMcK

ONB p136, "Smithy's rock."

Other Forms: Sgeir na Cèardaich - LMcK; Angus MacLean, Caolas, 3/2010. There is a Tobar na Ceardaich on the machair and you can find old bits of iron in the ground - AMcL;

Sgeir a’ Chairtich - Hugh MacKinnon, Torr a' Bhaile, 3/2010; Duncan Grant, Ruaig, 3/2010

Related Places:

"There is a wee crack to put a boat in" - LMcK.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 2/1996

Informant 2: Lachlan MacKinnon, Brock, 1990

Informant 3: OS