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Loch Roag Isle of Lewis Ross and Cromarty Scotland

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Subject Source: Local sources

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Story entitled 'An t-Eilean Uaine', 1873

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/38
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'An t-Eilean Uaine' about a man called MacEoin [MacEwen] from Bute [Bòd] who on his way to Locharoag, Harris [Loch Ròg, Na Hearadh] is thrown off course and comes across an island which is twelve miles wide by twelve miles long. It has no inhabitants, is green and full of 'fraic' [seaweed] and the river is full of salmon. A storm drives him to Ireland where he sells his salmon and then he sets off to find the island again but he cannot find it. Carmichael notes that the reef of...
Dates: 1873