Information about Loughnanillaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Loughnanillaun
Irish Form of Name:
Loch na n-oileán
Translation:
lake of the islands
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Loughnanillaun
Loch na n-oileán
Loch na n-oileán
Island Lough
Lough na Nillaun Local
Description:
A lough full of small islands all of which belong to Lackavrea, the total area of this lough is 161¼ acres.
Situation:
In the boundary between Lurgan and Lackavrea townlands.

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
Townland:
Loughnanillaun is in Lurgan or Shindilla townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Loughnanillaun
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service