Information about Tinkers Point

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Tinkers Point
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Tinkers Point
Tinkers Point Counsellor Reid
Tinkers Point John Burke, Esq.
Tinkers Point Mr. Mulloy
Tinkers Point Rev. H. B. Hulett
Tinkers Point The inhabitants
A point of the island so called being frequented by tinkers in the act of fishing. The inhabitants only are aware of it being so called.
The N. West end of Illaanmore in Lough Derg about 2 miles N.E. of Williamstown Quay.