NR3976 : Gleann nam Mčirleach, Islay

4 km from Bunnahabhain, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Gleann nam Mèirleach, Islay
Gleann nam Mčirleach, Islay
'Gleann nam Mčirleach' = Gaelic for 'Glen/Valley of the Robbers or Thieves'. I'd like to know the story behind this name. Looking west with Colonsay visible in the distance.
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Sunday, 4 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 7 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 3995 7606 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:54.4295N 6:9.7479W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NR 3996 7605
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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