Tuaim
genitive: Thuama
validated name
(Irish)
Tuam
(English)

Glossary

English (grave-)mound, burial-place

Centrepoint

53.518, -8.84887latitude, longitude
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Properties

POThere is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

1250 c
a rí Túama
Ir. Bard. Poet Leathanach: 171, Véarsa: 8, Líne: 1
1609 c
A cheinnbhile chathrach Túama
Ir. Bard. Poet Leathanach: 42, Véarsa: 5, Líne: 1
1609 c
ag slait Thúama
Ir. Bard. Poet
1966
ˈt̪uːʲm′
[i] i bhforscript is ea an [ʲ] seo.
Áit. Cainteoir: PMcT, Uimhir : T144a1
1966
bóthar Thuama
ˈhuːˌm′e
Áit. Cainteoir: PMcT, Uimhir : T144a1

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