Information about Inis Creamha

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Inis Creamha
Irish Form of Name:
Inis Creamha
Island of the wild garlic
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Inis Creamha
Inis Creamha
Stagnant water contains about a rood.
Situated in the townland of Ballyconlought partly in the village of Ballyconlought. In the North end of the Parish. Bounded in the North by the Parish of Killursa and townland Ballinakill [Unable to read.] the West by Killursa, on the South by Luggawanni.
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 1 page 276 to page 277

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
Inis Creamha is in Ballyconlought townland.