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The entry for Lough Derg in an 1842 Irish gazetteer

An account of the religious history of Lough Derg for the traveller.

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A map of the British Isles dating from the period 1534-46 and by an unknown draughtsman.

Inishgarve or Moylederg Island was partially excavated (Davies 1946, 92-9). The island is natural but was possibly partially extended including the building of a landing quay. Objects recovered during the excavation ranged from Neolithic flintwork to…

Dimensions 26m NE-SW, 11m NW-SE. An oval island in Lough Nageage apparently artificially constructed of stones although possibly on a natural rock base. At the N end is a stone wall, .8m high and 1.3m wide, partially under water. Bisecting the island…

An island in Bannus Lough 9m E-W × 6.5m N-S appears to have been artificially constructed. The lake level has risen submerging part of the island which appears as a cairn of stones in the water 18.6m E-W overall. A low stone wall is visible on the E…

An apparently natural island 29m × 15m in Lough Ultan appears to have some evidence of structural remains on its NNW side.

The above description was derived from the 'Archaeological Survey of County Donegal. A description of the field antiquities…

Saints Island is in the Electoral Division of Templecarn, in Civil Parish of Templecarn, in the Barony of Tirhugh, in the County of Donegal

The Irish name for Saints Island is Oileán na Naomh

Saints Island is an island.

Saints Island is on…
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