Information about Eeshal Island

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Eeshal Island
Irish Form of Name:
Oileán Iseal
Translation:
low island
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Eeshal Island
Oileán Iseal
Oileán Iseal
Low Island
Eeshul Island B S.
Eshall Island County Map
Eeshul Island John D’Arcy, Esq.
Eeshul Island Rev. P. Fitzmaurice, P.P.
Eeshul Island Walter Bodkin of Omey
Comment:
See High Island
Description:
Got no data for proprietor. This belongs to Innishturk Island.
Situation:
Is about ½ a mile W. of the N. end of Innishturk and 1 ¼ mile S. of Omey Island.

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
Townland:
Eeshal Island is in Inishturk townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Eeshal Island
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service