Coigach Gaelic Place Names

The Coigach Gaelic Place Names CD-ROM is the result of thirty years of work by two generations of the Fraser family of Achiltibuie with additional material by the MacLeod's of Achnahaird. It was Donnie Fraser who first set out in the 1960s to gather the Gaelic places names of the Coigach peninsula into one source of reference. It was his nephew, Alasdair, who organised them into book form and instigated the idea for the creation of this CD-ROM. The result is a unique snap-shot of how the Gaels viewed and described this small part of the Western rim of Europe and the subsistence agriculture and fishing that sustained them in the first half of the 20th century.

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