Arisaig Arisaig and Moidart Inverness-shire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
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Scope and Contents Genealogical notes entitled 'Maceachains' including the patronymics of two Neill Maceachains [Neil MacEachen] and notes on their connection with Ronald of Arasaig [Àrasaig/Arisaig, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire], Howbeg [Tobha Beag, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] and Marshal MacDonald, Duke of Tarentum. Also noted is how some of the family changed their name to MacDonald while the others remained as MacEachen and that Alexander Mor Howbig [Alexander MacEachen later MacDonald] had four...
Scope and Contents Note that 'Angus Macinnes Aonas Òg Arasaig' [Angus MacInnes, Àrasaig/Arisaig, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire] composed the song 'Oran an Fheidh'.
Scope and Contents Story about the movement of people between Ireland and Scotland, including that the same Gaelic is found in the Glens of Ireland as in Arasaig [Àrasaig/Arisaig, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire] from which thirty-three boats travelled. MacAulays from Ìle/Islay left from Trai Ghruinard  and went to Innis Oin [Inishowen, County Donegal]. The story also mentions 'Colin Mac Dhonacha (Camp[bell] Mòr) of Aoilisteadh [took] 2 boatloads fr[om] sunrise to sundown.' [Aolastradh/Ellister,...