Information about Templeinishmackauv

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Teamphull Inse Mic Adaimh
church of Mac Adam’s island
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Teamphull Inse Mic Adaimh
Thampalsmuckave Local name
The ruins of an old church, the walls of which are still standing. There is a burying ground attached.
S. of the above named townland close to the sea shore in Coshla Bay.
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 3 page 150 to page 151

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
Templeinishmackauv is in Killannin townland.