Information about Illaunaneasgary

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Oileán na n-Iascairidh
island of the fishermen
Civil Parish:
Ballinakill in Leitrim Barony
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Oileán na n-Iascairidh
Illeannaneasgery Hyacinth Clarke, Esq.
Illeannaneasgery Mr. Mulloy
Illeannaneasgery Sir John Burke
Illeannaneasgery The inhabitants
A small point so called being frequented by persons fishing for perch, brine and trout.
On the South end of the townland of Doorus about 3½ miles S. S.E. of Woodford.

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
Illaunaneasgary is in Doorus townland.