New Mimir's Well article
New Mimir's Well article 'The Island of Faray Orkney’s lesser known North Isle' by Lynn Campbell
'The Island of Faray Orkney’s lesser known North Isle' by Lynn Campbell
The island of Faray – abandoned in 1947 – is something of an enigma, having been almost forgotten in the course of less than 100 years. Debates rage over the pronunciation, the impending works on a new slipway or the proposed OIC windfarm. Finally, Faray is back in people’s minds. This, therefore, seems like as good a time as any to look at a bit of history of the island.