Information about Taghboy

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Tigh Buidhe
yellow house
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Tigh Buidhe
Taughboy Parish
Taughboy Parish By. Sketch Map
Taghboy Co. Alphabet. List
Taughboy George Kelly, Esq.
Taughboy H C. Pop. Report
Taughboy Revd. John O'Rorke
There is about 1/3 of this parish under arable and pasture the other part is under a deep peat bog. The leading road to [unable to read] from the town of Ahascragh to Ballyforan and through nearly the centre of the parish [unable to read] [unable to read] at present in very good repair. There is but one Demesne in this parish. Schools nearly in the centre of it. That part which is under arable and pasture is of a good quality. It is [unable to read] not [unable to read]. It contains including water 513a. 2r.9p.
Is situated in the Barony of Killian on Eastern part of the County Galway bounded on the South and West by the parish of Ahascragh, on the North and West by the parish of Killeroran. Both in this Barony and County, and on the East and South S. East by the River Suck which separates it from the parish of Taughboy and Dysert in the Barony of Athlone and County Roscommon.
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 118 to page 122