Information about Illaunagower
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
Oileán na ngabhar
Island of the goats
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Oileán na ngabhar Local
A small island near Kilebeg having Inniscreewa a little farther out in the Lake.
Situated in Lough Corrib. Attached to Kelbeg townland.
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
Illaunagower is in Kilbeg townland.
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