Information about Snahadaun
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
a small needle
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Snahadawn Boundary Surveyor
Snahadaun or Needle Island Local
From its small size it got the name of Snahadaun. Contains 1½ acres all under rocky pasture. Situated W. of Girraunbeg I.
In Lough Corrib. It belongs to the townland of Annaghbeg.
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
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