Isle of Arran, Scotland. The name Lamlash dates back to the Irish monk Molaise of Leighlin, in c.590 spent some time in a cave on Holy Island. Commonly known as MoLaise the Gaelic name of Holy Island was, as a result, Eilean MoLaise. This gradually evolved through Elmolaise and Lemolash to Lamlash, which is what Holy Island was called until early in the 19th century.
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