Information about Templebrickan

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
St.Breckan's church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Teampull Poill Templeaphoill - church of the hole
The ruins of churches or monastery founded by St. Eannea and dedicated to St. Brecean one of those is still called Tempul Brecan - near to which is a holy well & Sts. Bed.
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 579