Information about ½ Duck Island

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
½ Duck Island
Irish Form of Name:
Oileán Lachan
duck island
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
½ Duck Island Local
An island in the sea ½ of which is attached to Ballyconneely.
Situated partly in the townland of Ballyconneely.

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
½ Duck Island is in Ballyconneely townland.