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genitive: Inis Oírr
validated name
(Irish)
Inisheer Loading...
(English)
Other names
Inishere
local name
(English)
Glossary
inis
(also: inse)
island; river meadow
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    Inis Oírr ‘eastern island’?

  • English

    Inis Oírr ‘eastern island’?

    The etymology of the second element is uncertain; it may be a development from oirthir ‘eastern’ (gen. < oirthear ‘east’).

Irish Grid

L 97587 01803

L 98 02

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This is in the Gaeltacht.

There is or was once a post office here.

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