Information about Inchagoill

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Inis Goill
the island of the foreigners
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Inis Goill
Insynconie Inquis. Temp. Car. 1
Insula Inchiquin Inquis. Temp. Jac. 1
Insie Mc Coyne Inquis. Temp. Jac. 1
Incha Coin Inquis. Temp. Jac. 2
Inchecoyne Inquis. Temp. Jac. 3
Incheeguell Local
An island of Lough Corrib.
Situated in the townland of Dooris.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 3 page 46

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
Inchagoill is in Dooris townland.