Township: Ruaig,Ruaig

Map Reference: Ruaig q

Name Type: house

Meaning: House of the cattle pen; or the house of Lachlan the son of Iain

ScG Buaile 'fold, pen, Early Irish buale' (MacBain)

Other Forms: Taigh na Buaile - AS, DC

Taigh Lachainn Iain

Related Places: The larach of the old house can still be seen; the new bungalow was built by her aunt in 1926 - DC

Lachainn Iain was Anneen Black's grandfather - AS.

There is a square enclosure on the 1878 1st edition 25 inch OS map between the crofts and Brock houses that could represent a catttle fold - Duncan Grant, Ruaig, 10/2011. It can be seen on Google Earth, although there has been deflation around it.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Alasdair Sinclair, Brock, 3/1995

Informant 2: Dorothy Connor, Ruaig, 10/2017