Information about Tobar Naoimh

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Tobar Naoimh
Irish Form of Name:
Tobar Naoimh
holy well
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Tobar Naoimh
Tober Nainim Inhabitants
Note added at the end of Name Books for parish -Tobar Naoimhed at Killoscobe churchyard, now dry. Stations performed formerly on Good Friday.
An old well.
Situated on the W. boundary of the townland of Curgerry Ooghter.
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 1 page 246 to page 247

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
Tobar Naoimh is in Curgerry Ooghter townland.