Information about Tinambraher or Friars House

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Tinambraher or Friars House
Irish Form of Name:
Tigh na mBráthar
house of the friars
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Tinambraher or Friars House
Tigh na mBráthar
Tinambrahir or Friars House Corporal Gilmour
Tinambraher or Friars House Counsellor Reid
Tinambraher or Friars House Rev. Mr. O’Meally, P.P.
The ruin of a building so called, but does not represent any peculiar appearance or matter worthy of remark.
Close by the East side of Clonrush Church about 1½ mile S. S.E. of Whitegate and in the townland of Meelick.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 2 page 528

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Tinambraher or Friars House is in Meelick townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Tinambraher or Friars House
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service