Outer Hebrides

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Outer Hebrides,

Scotland: see Hebrides, theHebrides, the
, Western Isles,
or Western Islands,
group of more than 50 islands, W and NW Scotland. Less than a fifth of the islands are inhabited. The Outer Hebrides
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However, the Isle of Wight in England and Orkney and Shetland and Na h-Eileanan an Iar in Scotland are not included in this, Rhun ap Iorwerth said: "Ynys Mon has existed as an unit since the thirteenth century, and it is cherished."
The Scottish seat of Na h-Eileanan an Iar, covering the Outer Hebrides, had just 21,000 voters at last year's general election while the Isle of Wight had 110,000.
Political editor Brian Taylor and I spent a lot of time practising how to say the constituency of Na h-Eileanan an Iar, which had recently changed its name from the Western Isles.
Angus MacNeil, SNP MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, has tabled a Commons motion to this effect and has urged members from all parties to sign it.
SNP leader Alex Salmond, who was boosted by an early win in the Western Isles seat Na h-Eileanan an Iar, said he believed predictions of a 66 seat Labour majority "felt about right".
Helicopters flying in the ballot boxes give Na h-Eileanan an Iar - formerly Scotland's Western Isles - a surprise early declaration slot about midnight.
Tha, agus bha, na ceagalan eadar na h-Eileanan an Iar agus an saoghal fada nas dluithe na tha dhan mhor-chuid den Ghaidhealtachd.
He returned to Barra and resumed teaching at the Eoligarry school at the north end of the island before finally being elected to Parliament as SNP MP for Na h-Eileanan An Iar (Western Isles) in May 2005.
It is so important that we remember the men who lost their lives, particularly for those from Na h-Eileanan an Iar, as the tragedy was just yards from home shores with a huge impact on the islands.