townland
Oileán na Sceiche
genitive: Oileán na Sceiche
(Irish)
Bush Island
(English)

Glossary

English island
sceach, sceich
English hawthorn, thorn-bush

Centrepoint

53.998, -9.35088 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1838
Bush Island
"(local)" [dúch];
Local:AL Leathanach: ME008,41
1838
Bush Island
OC:AL Leathanach: ME008,41
1838
[Bush Island]
"Situated in Lough Bealtra" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME008,41
1838
Bush Island
Callaran, P.:AL Leathanach: ME008,41
1838
Bush Island
Local:AL
1838
Bush Island
OC:AL

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