Information about Potatoe Island

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Potatoe Island
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Potatoe Island Local
Contains ½ chain of rough pasture situate N.E. of Cabbage Island and S. of the townland of Derravonniv.
In Camus Bay, it belongs to the townland of Derravonniv.

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