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Eriskay, Sound of


(Caolas Eiriosgaigh)

A channel which lies between the islands of Eriskay and South Uist in the Western Isles, the Sound of Eriskay (Gael: Caolas Eiriosgaigh, incorrectly on recent Ordnance Survey maps as Caloas Eiriosgaigh) is approximately a mile (1.5 km) in width. Once crossed by a ferry which ran from Ludag (South Uist) to Huan (Eriskay), but this was replaced by a causeway which opened in 2002.


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