Information about Scalp Island
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Scalp Island Local
A vey small rock or island N.W. of the townland of Camus Ooghter.
In Camus Bay, it belongs to the townland of Camus Ooghter.
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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