Toberroe; Tubberuah


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

Toberroe; Tubberuah

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

Tobar Ruadh

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Tobar Ruadh                                                  Red well                                   

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

Tuberroe – Tobar Rua – The red well.

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

The property of Mr. French, half of which is cultivated, the remainder is rough pasture. A triangulation station at its north-west end 173 feet above sea level. Near its south end and centre is a village, and its south side is bounded by the road from Athenry to Galway. Its surface varies from 108 to 173 feet above sea level.

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

It is situated 3 and a quarter miles west-southwest of Athenry, bounded on the north by Carraundhú and Lisheenkyle East, on the west by Palmerstown, on the south by Derrydonnel More, and on the east by Rathmorrissy.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

1852 Griffiths Valuation Data:

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

482 Acres; 1 Roods; 8 Square Perches

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




Athenry Festival (1991)

Source : Connacht Tribune August 2nd 1991 Ambitious Project Athenry Women’s Group, which was formed only last February, have embarked on their most ambitious project ...