Information about Rush Island

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Rush Island
Irish Form of Name:
Oilean a' biadtraigh
tide waiters island
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Oilean a' biadtraigh
Illanaveetry Local
Bush Island Local
Rush Island Local
Light grazing, with a little brushwood.
Rocky. Situated W. of Annaghdown.

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
Rush Island is in Annaghdown townland.