Information about Templegate

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Sparra an Teampuill
military gate of the church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Sparra an Teampuill
Swan Gate
Templegate Co. Book
Temple Gate Mr. Jas. Barrett, Athenry
West or Galway Gate.

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
Templegate is in Athenry townland.