INCHIQUIN

From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837

INCHIQUIN, or INNISQUIN, an island, in the parish of KILLURSA, barony of CLARE, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 4 miles (W.) from Headford: the population is returned with the parish. It is situated in Lough Corrib, about a mile from the shore, contains 131 acres of arable land, and is the property of P. Lynch, Esq., of Ballycurrin. An abbey was founded here by St. Brendon towards the close of the sixth century.

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