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English namePort na Curaich
Gaelic namePort a' Churaich
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationIona
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typePort ~ Port
Post townIona
Postcode areaPA76
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNM263216
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesPort na Curaich: Story of Iona, 1909
Port a' churaich. Port of the coracle: Ritchie, 1928
Port a' Churaich: Wanderings in the Western Highlands and Islands,

Masculine in Dwelly. Name Books all say this is feminine, though authorities are all from Mull. This is named from the point where Adamnan landed.
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