townland
Oileán na nOisrí
genitive: Oileán na nOisrí
(Irish)
Oyster Island
(English)

Glossary

English island

Centrepoint

54.3018, -8.56569latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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1247
Longus mor do techt d’h Dubda & d’h. Baigill do arcain Carpri & lucht luingi dib do badad ic ***Indsi Thuathruis, fo Magnus h. mBaigill
AConn.
1603‒4
Enish Ro[ ]as
NW Coast Map
1614 12 Mar XI
Inishroras island [the islands of Inchimolclohy and Inishroras]
Grant from the King to John Baxter, esq.
CPR Leathanach: CPR 266b
1614
Inishroras
CPR Leathanach: 266b
1655‒7
Enis cos (agus thiar uaidh) Inisheycarish
DS
1660c
Inishricarag alias Inishrornar
BSD Leathanach: 83
1660c
Inishricarag als. Inishrornar
BSD Leathanach: 83
1660c
Innish Rosse (Oyster Island?)
BSD Leathanach: 92
1666
Innishroras als. the Oyster-Island
ASE Leathanach: 57
1682
Inishroras alias the Oyster Island
Inq. Leathanach: 10
1682c
Innishroras alias the Oyster Island
Booth Humphry Captn.
Inq.(Sl) Leathanach: INQ 22
1682c
Inishroras als. the Oyster Island
Inq.(Sl) Leathanach: 10
1682c
Innishroras als. the Oyster Island
Inq.(Sl) Leathanach: 122
1685c
Enisres (agus thiar uaidh) Eniscarey
Hib. Del.
1708
The Oyster Island
CGn. Leathanach: 1.334.209
1749
Oyster Island
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 547
1819
Oyster Island
Larkin (Sl)
1836
Oyster Island
Local:AL Leathanach: Sl026,33
1836
Inishrora als. Oyster Island
Part. 1687:AL Leathanach: Sl026,33
1836
Oyster Island
Larkin Map:AL Leathanach: Sl026,33
1836
Oyster Island
BM:AL Leathanach: Sl026,33
1836
Inishroras als. the Oyster Island
Part. 1687:AL Leathanach: Sl026,33
1836
Oyster Island
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl026,33
1836
Oileán na n-oistrigh, 'Island of the oysters'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl026,33
1836
[Oyster Island]
"It is situated in Sligo Bay N.E. of Cony Island" [Desc. Rem.];
Situation:AL Leathanach: Sl026,33
1836
Oyster Island
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl026,33
1836
Oyster Island
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl026,33
1836
Oyster Island
BM:AL
1836
Oyster Island
Larkin (Sl):AL
1836
Oyster Island
Local:AL
1836
Oyster Island
OD:AL
1836
Oileán na n-oistrigh “Island of the oysters”
OD:AL
1836
Inishrora als. Oyster Island
Part. 1687:AL
1836
Inishroras als. the Oyster Island
Part. 1687:AL
1836
It is situated in Sligo Bay N.E. of Cony Island
Situation:AL
1938
Oileán na nOistrí nó Inis Thuathrois
Elphin PN Leathanach: 68

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