Township: Sandaig

Map Reference: Sandaig 89

Name Type: shore

Meaning: See Malainn in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms: Poll a' Bhallaire - MM . Dwelly gives ballaire meaning a cormorant.

Hugh MacLean, Barrapol, collected by Ailean Boyd gives Poll Mhalainn.

Poll Bhallain - Bailtean is Ath-Ghairmean, Niall M Brownlie, Argyll Publishing, 1995, p157, which he gives as Pool of the Tub.

Related Places:

Seals and fish shelter here in rough weather.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic, Obscure

Informants: Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill, 11/1993

Informant 2: Mary MacArthur, Sandaig, 5/1994

Informant 3: Hugh MacLean, Barrapol, 11/1995