Information about Turlough Br.

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Turlough Br.
Irish Form of Name:
Droichiod na Turláighe
bridge of the turlough or dried lough
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Turlough Br.
Droichiod na Turláighe
Drehed na thourlí
Turloughmore Bridge Local
Bridge of Turlough Tythe Applotment Book dated 1825
A bridge of 10 arches. The turlough is dry in summer and flooded all during winter. On the left side of the bridge is the date of its repair and the overseers who superintended the work; it is this – J.P. O’Flaherty Esq. and John Browne Esq. Moyne, overseers to the repair of this bridge A.D. 1815. The bridge and arches are in excellent order.
On a leading cross road from Claregalway to Abbey and on the boundary of the townlands of Ballyglass and Common. It holds two fairs per annum.

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
Turlough Br. is in Ballyglass townland.

Information From Maps

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Turlough Br.
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