Information about Knock Islands

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Knock Islands
Irish Form of Name:
Oileáin a' Chnoic
islands of the hill
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Knock Islands
Oileáin a' Chnoic
Illawinachnuck Local
2 small islands in Lough Corrib.
Situated in the townland of Corrig East.

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
Knock Islands is in Carrick East townland.