Isle of Eriskay - Western Isles Scotland -Outer Hebridean islands now eriskay
is nearly connected to the mainland by a new causeway
to south uist. Landscape pictures of eriskay including the eriskay
ponies and pictures of the causeway under construction.The Politician - a
cargo ship rather than a person. The Politician incident became the basis for
Compton Mackenziešs book Whisky Galore (Galore is itself derived from Gaelic for
enough). In 1941 the ship ran ashore north of Eriskay near the little island of
Calvay - it carried 20,000 cases of whisky........