Information about Thread Island

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Thread Island
Irish Form of Name:
Inis a tsnaith
island of the thread
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Inis a tsnaith
Thread Island Local
A small island about 400 links from the shore.
It belongs to Curranellistrum townland.

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
Thread Island is in Corranellistrim townland.