Information about Tannyduff

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Tanaidhe Dubh
narrow black land
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Tanaidhe Dubh
Thonneedthuff Local
A small narrow island on Lough Corrib, so narrow that it appears like a hedge, it is also black as mud taking its name from its shape and appearance.
Situated in the townland of Dooris.

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
Tannyduff is in Dooris townland.