How to use Islay in a sentence
The city is provided with a tram line, and is connected with the coast at Mollendo (Islay) by a railway 107 m.
It is traversed by an important railway line from Mollendo (Islay) to Puno, on Lake Titicaca, 325 m.
The Inner Hebrides are much more scattered and principally include Skye, Small Isles (Canna, Sanday, Rum, Eigg and Muck), Coll, Tyree, Lismore, Mull, Ulva, Staffa, Iona, Kerrera, the Slate Islands (Seil, Easdale, Luing, Shuna, Torsay), Colonsay, Oronsay, Scarba, Jura, Islay and Gigha.
About the year 1095 Godred Crovan, king of Dublin, Man and the Hebrides, died in Islay.
John Macdonald of Islay, who died about 1386, was the first to adopt the title of Lord of the Isles.Advertisement
The Macdonalds of Sleat, the direct representatives of Somerled, though driven from Islay and deprived of supreme power by James V., still kept a sort of insular state in Skye.
The Paps of Jura, for instance, rise out of a long belt of quartzite which stretches through the islands of Islay, Jura and Scarba.
The Inner Hebrides form a much less definite group. They may be regarded as beginning with the Shiant Isles in the Minch and stretching to the southern headlands of Islay, and their irregularity has no doubt been chiefly brought about by the remarkable diversity of geological structure.
The quartzites rise in conical hills, such as those of Jura and Islay.
Sir Nial Campbell of Lochow, founder of the house of Argyll, secured shipping for him, and he reached a castle of Macdonald of Islay (Angus Og), his ally, at Dunaverty in Kintyre.Advertisement
This enigmatic personage appeared in Islay, and rather had his pretences thrust on him than assumed them; he was half-witted.
Walpole, urged by Lord Islay, brother of Argyll, is said to have approved, but nothing was done.
At Kinuachdrach there is a ferry to Aird in Lorne, in Argyllshire, and at Faolin there is a ferry to Port Askaig in Islay.
In this contest the Firbolgs were overthrown with great slaughter, and the remnants of the race according to Keating and other writers took refuge in Arran, Islay, Rathlin and the Hebrides, where they dwelt until driven out by Picts.
The circumstances which enabled the Scots to succeed in occupying Kintyre and Islay cannot now be ascertained.Advertisement
The oldest licensed distillery on Islay was built in the village of the same name in 1779, overlooking Loch Indaal.
Ten crannogs (ancient loch dwellings) on Islay have been surveyed by Mark Holley.
The mutual sea horizon turns out to be just south of Port Ellen on Islay.
Kiloran McGrigor & her golden Labrador, Islay, are your hosts.
Whiskey, especially Islay malts, has been a passion for far longer.Advertisement
The most populous island is Lewis-with-Harris (3 2,160), and next to it are Skye (13,883), Islay (6857) and Mull (4334) Of the total area of 1,800,000 acres, or 2812 sq.
Wavegen 's Limpet, on the island of Islay is the first grid connected shoreline wave energy converter.
The single malts sold include Islay, Speyside, Highland, Lowland and Campbeltown.
Islay, Jura, Colonsay and Gigha are the most southerly of the Inner Hebridean islands.