Township: Scarinish

Map Reference: Scarinish 43

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The black headland; or MacKay's headland

Other Forms: Rubha Mhic Aoidh

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Information:MacKay, the Free Church minister, used to swim to Cleit Ruaig every day. His father threw a stone at his head once, mistaking him for a seal - JGMcL.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: John George MacLean, Scarinish, 2/1994