Information about Illaunawaddy

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Oileán a Mhadaidh
island of the dog
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Oileán a Mhadaidh
Illaunawaddy Boundary Surveyor
Illanwadda County Map
Illaunawaddy or Dog Island Local
A small island, containing 4¾ acres about 20 chains South of the shore, covered with pasture.
In the sea also belongs to Lettermullen.

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
Illaunawaddy is in Lettermullan townland.