Information about Green Island

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Green Island
Irish Form of Name:
Oilean Glas
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Green Island
Oilean Glas
Green Island
Green Island B. S. Sketch
Green Island Counsellor Reid
Green Island John Burke, Esq.
Green Island Mr. Mulloy
Green Island Rev. H. B. Hulett
A small island so called from its green appearance in summer. It is covered in winter by the floods.
In Lough Derg about ¼ of a mile N. E. of Illaanmore and about 2¾ of mile N. E. of Williamstown Quay.