Information about Illaunnamweelia

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Illaunnamweelia
Irish Form of Name:
Oileán na Maoile
Translation:
island of the bald cow
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Illaunnamweelia
Oileán na Maoile
Oileanna maoile
Illaunamweel B. S.
Illaunamweel Rev. J. Griffin, P.P.
Description:
Henry Blake, Esq., Proprietor.
Situation:
At the N.W. corner of Curragh townland and E. by N. of Innish Broon.

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:
Illaunnamweelia is in Curragh 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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Illaunnamweelia
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