Information about Abbey

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Abbey Counsellor Reid
Abbey John Burke, Esq.
Abbey Mr. Mulloy
Abbey Rev. H. B. Hulett
Abbey The inhabitants
The ruins of an Abbey (so called) but it does not represent any peculiar appearance or matter worthy of remark. The inhabitants only are aware of it being so called.
In the North East end of the townland Illaanmore? In Lough Derg 3 miles N.E. of Williamstown Quay.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
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