Information about Togher River

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Togher River
Irish Form of Name:
Abhain a' Tóchair
river of the causeway
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Togher River
Abhain a' Tóchair
A small river about ¾ miles in length.
Situated between the above river (Black River) and Lough Dhuan, and passes through Curillaun townland from Lough Duaun to Black River.

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
Togher River is in Corillaun 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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Togher River
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