civil parish
Tuath Aitheachta
genitive: Thuath Aitheachta
(Irish)
Touaghty
(English)

Hierarchy

county

barony

Centrepoint

53.7227, -9.19199latitude, longitude
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Historical references

938
(?)Ua nAithechda, Coirpre Ua Cionaeith tighearna
ARÉ Leathanach: i 640
1307c
Thauaghta
Knox Hist. Tuam Leathanach: 197
1410c
tuath eolach aitheachda sin
Lec. Leathanach: 73a v.b, 27-8
1457c
Tobarta, [] vicaria de Fonte Drummonechain et
Ballintober Register
1592c
Twoght, Tyerlagh M‘Coenyll of
F Leathanach: 5798
1593
Twoght, a ruined castle called
CPR Leathanach: ii 313 §18
1595
Twoght, a ruinded castle and a quarter of the land of the
F Leathanach: 5935
1595
Towaght one quarter
Mon. Hib. Leathanach: 496, Nóta: Napper Inq.
1608
Towagh, 1 qr.
CPR Leathanach: 126
1611
Twogh
CPR Leathanach: 192
1614
Towaght where the church of St Patrick has been dedicated
Ballintober Lands Leathanach: 270
1614
Towight, the Church of
Ballintober Lands Leathanach: 271
1615
Towaght
CPR Leathanach: 288
1635
Towaght 1 qr.
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §310
1650c
Tuath Raisean i ccriochaibh Ceara
LGen. Leathanach: i 222 §54.7
1650c
an Tuath eolach Aitheachda sin .i. Túath Ruisen a hainm
LGen. Leathanach: i 614 §271.21
1650c
Túath Ruisín
LGen. Leathanach: i 632 §279.6
1650c
Tuath Raisean a cCeara
LGen. Leathanach: iii 348 §1017.1
1661
Towaght Parish
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 119
1681
Towaght 1 qr.
ASE Leathanach: 271
1685
Toughta
Hib. Del.
1710c
Tawnaght [sic]
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 63
1710c
Taught Parish
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 66
1720c
Toughta
Lea & Moll
1736
Towaghty
CGn. Imleabhar: 84.134.58752
1787
Towaghty
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.69, 75
1787
Taught Parish
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.69, 80
1830
Touaght
Bald Leathanach: 19
1833
Touaghty
TAB Leathanach: §33
1838
Touaghty
BS:AL
1838
Tuath Eachta
OD:AL

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