Information about Mossy Island West

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Mossy Island West
Irish Form of Name:
Oileán a' Caonaigh
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Mossy Island West
Mossy Island West By. S. Sketch Map
Mossy Island Michl. Shaughnessy (Bailiff)
The property of J. Smyth, Esq., Loughrea. It contains statute measure.
In the N. end of the parish bounded on the N. by Cloonkeen North, on the E. by Mossy Island East and on the S. and E. by Cummer and Cloonkeen North.

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
Mossy Island West is in Cloonkeen townland.