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Arts and crafts in Western Isles

Western Isles has a population of around 27,000 and covers approximately 1,178 square miles. Here is a list of counties in Western Isles: Eilean Siar.

Derick Thomson

(Born 1921 in Bayble in Eilean Siar), Poetry

A writer of poetry as well a the creator of poetry anthologies. He wrote most of his works in Scottish Gaelic, in which he was know as Ruaraidh MacTh˛mais.

Donald MacDonald

(Born 1887 in North Uist in Eilean Siar), Poetry

He was known as the Red Donald of Coruna. A well known Scottish War poet who wrote in Scottish Gaelic.