Information about Cow Island

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cow Island
Irish Form of Name:
Oileán na Bó
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Oileán na Bó
Cow Island Local
An island in the sea which is attached to the townland of Aillebrack.
Situated in the Atlantic ocean.

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
Cow Island is in Aillebrack townland.