Information about Fiddaunglassillaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Feadán Glas Oileáin
streamlet of the green island
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Feadán Glas Oileáin
Fiddaun Gloshillaun Inhabitants
This stream is about four feet wide with a rocky bottom. There is no fish in it.
Rises at the S. corner of Culfin, runs N. forming the boundary of same and Gloshillaun and falls into the 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
Fiddaunglassillaun is in Culfin townland.