Notes on Gaelic Titles
Blàr Bhatarnais Blar Bhaternis / The Battle of Waternish R; Druim Thalasgair / na Blàr Bhaterneish / The Battle of Waternish K1. The Battle of Waternish. In the English name the spelling is ‘Waterness’ in JKA. For a related song, and traditions, see R. Black, The Gaelic Otherworld. Birlinn, Edinburgh (2008), p. 435 note 621.
Druim Thalaisgeir Nameless in G, but named Druim Thaulscire in Gesto Notes, with explanation that the place is in Waternish, Skye. The word after Druim is hard to read, and in L. MacDonald, ‘Remarks by Captain MacLeod, as far as he has been informed by the late John MacCrimmon, piper, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye.’The Celtic Magazine VIII, No. XCIII (1883), 435–455, it was given wrongly as Phoulscon.