FURNISH, OR FURINISH

From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837

FURNISH, or FURINISH, an island, in the parish of KILCUMMIN, barony of MOYCULLEN, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 22 ½ miles (W. by N.) from Galway, on the south side of Casheen bay, on the western coast, containing about 80 statute acres of arable and pasture land: the population is returned with the parish. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in the fisheries. There is good anchorage on the cast side of the island, which is well sheltered and has a sufficient depth of water for any vessel.

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