Information From O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Illaunagowergil
Irish Form of Name:
Oileán a Ghabhair ghil
Translation:
island of the white goat
Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with the authority source (if provided) in italics.
Illaunagowergil
OileŠn a Ghabhair ghil
White Goat Island or Illaun-a-yower-yihl Local
Comment:
Description:
Situation:

Population and Census Information

Church records of births, deaths and marriages:
Church records of births, deaths and marriages are available online at http://www.rootsireland.ie. To search these records you will need to know the 'church parish' rather than the 'civil parish'. (The civil parish is the pre-reformation parish and was frequently used as a unit of administration in the past.)
Illaunagowergil is in the civil parish of Cong.
Catholic parish:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Cong and Neale in Mayo.
Church of Ireland parish:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Cong.
In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.
If you notice any inaccuracies with any of the above, please e-mail us.
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