Information about Glassillaun Island

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Glassillaun Island
Irish Form of Name:
Glas Oileáin na gcloch mór
green island of the big stones
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Glassillaun Island
Glas Oileáin na gcloch mór
Glosh Illaune-na-clough a--mora Local
2 small islands 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
Glassillaun Island is in Aillebrack townland.