Information about Illaunatee

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Illaunatee
Irish Form of Name:
Oileán a' tuighe
Translation:
island of the straw or thatch
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Illaunatee
Oileán a' tuighe
Illan na theu
Illauntheen B. S. Sketch Map
Illaunskee Cahill, Esq. Annaghdown
Illaunthee or Thatch Island Local
Comment:
Not tea island
Description:
It is complete barren rock.
Situation:
In Lough Corrib. W. of the townland of Rinnaharney.

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Townland:
Illaunatee is in Rinnaharney townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Illaunatee
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service