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Places are hard to identify in Gaelic

Sir,

How I agree with Lewis Morrison (Letters, December 22) on bilingual road signs.

I wonder if, like me, he had trouble identifying Ceann Loch Chille Chiarain when it first appeared on road signs. It appears it must be remarkably close to Campbeltown or, perhaps, that should be Baile Campbell but I have searched Ordnance Survey and other maps back to 1801 and can find no place of that name in the area or any loch called Chille Chiarain. A similar search of Admiralty charts also drew a blank.

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