Name (as per O.S.I. Map):


Ainm/Ainmneacha as Gaeilge (John O’Donavan’s Townland Index 1862):

Tobar Con Eillidhe

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Tobar Con Eillidhe                                         Connelly’s well                         

Meaning of Townland Name in The Athenry Journal-Vol. 1, No. 3, P. 27/30.1995

Tubberconnolly – Tobar Ui Chonghaile.

Description (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):

The property of Lord Oranmore, all arable. It is intersected by a road from Rathard that joins the road from Athenry to Craughwell.

Situation (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):

It is situated one mile south of Athenry, bounded on the north by Boyhill, on the west by Mountain South, and on the east by Bottom.


Tubberconnelly is in both the barony and electoral division of Athenry, It consists of. 21A 1R 8P. When translated it means Connolly’s well. At one stage it was all under tillage.



1821 Census Data of the area including

1841 – there were 14 inhabitants.

1851 – there were 16 inhabitants.

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

In 1827 it was once the property of Michael Nolan and Partners. They owned 14 acres of 2nd grade land.

1839 O.S.I. Map

1852 Griffiths Valuation Data:

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

15 Acres; 2 Roods; 28 Square Perches

1855 – the Landlord was Burton Persse.

In 1862 it was part of Monivea Parish

O.S.I. Map (19   ) Showing Archaeological Sites:

1901 Census Data:

1911 Census Data:

1924-Names on Voters Lists for national Elections (Galway Co. Co.)

2005 Google Map

Villages within the Townland

Famous People of the Townland

2011 Census Population Data (D.E.D._______________________ )

Names of Children from National School Register


The County Hurling Final of 1911

Tom Keane Source: Athenry Journal Volume 2, No 3 1996 I wish to congratulate St. Mary’s Athenry on their great win in the County Hurling ...