INNISBEG

From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837

INNISBEG, an island, in the parish of AUGHADOWN, Eastern Division of the barony of WEST CARBERY, county of CORK, and province of MUNSTER, 4 miles (W.) from Skibbereen; containing 109 inhabitants. It is in the estuary of the river Ilen, in the bay of Baltimore, and comprises 214 statute acres, part of which is fertile and well cultivated. The surface is rocky and uneven, and the substratum is slate.

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