Flesherin

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Flesherin
Scottish Gaelic: Na Fleisirean
Fleisirin (Flesherin) (geograph 2422713).jpg
The road through Flesherin
Flesherin is located in Outer Hebrides
Flesherin
Flesherin
 Flesherin shown within the Outer Hebrides
Language Scottish Gaelic
English
OS grid reference NB550364
Civil parish Stornoway
Council area Na h-Eileanan Siar
Lieutenancy area Western Isles
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ISLE OF LEWIS
Postcode district HS2
Dialling code 01851
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Scottish Parliament Western Isles
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 58°14′56″N 6°10′30″W / 58.249°N 6.175°W / 58.249; -6.175

Flesherin (Scottish Gaelic: Na Fleisirean) is a small village on the Point peninsula of the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. Located near Portnaguran, the village has a population of around 100. Flesherin is within the parish of Stornoway.[1] Flesherin is home to the famous accordionists Tommy Darky and John 'Tonkan' Macdonald. Flesherin is also home to the mother of Stuart Braithwaite, from the Glasgow rock band Mogwai and Ronnie McKinnon the famous Scotland football player.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Details of Fleisirin". Scottish Places. Retrieved 23 December 2014. 

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