Information about Tobersweeney [crossed out]

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Tobersweeney [crossed out]
Irish Form of Name:
Tobar Súibhne
the well of St. Suivné
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Tobersweeney [crossed out]
Tobar Súibhne
Saint Sweeny's Well or Tubber Naoimh Sievna/Naoimh Suibhne Local
*N.B.The plans and documents connected with the townlands in which these places are situated were complete before it was discovered that they belonged to the Parish of Athenry. See Name Book No. 440. *Cahermore, Deerpark, Puttachaun, St. Sweeny’s Well, Waterview, Breanloughaun
A holy well of famed for stations.
In the townland of Coolauran near the boundary of Grange E.
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 288

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
Tobersweeney [crossed out] is in Coolaran 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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Tobersweeney [crossed out]
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service