1st July 1942
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The Old Tuam Society was formed after a talk on "The Old Churches of Tuam", given by Dr. Tom Costello in July 1942.

The main objectives of the Society were set out as:
a) To preserve and study the antiquities of Tuam and the surrounding district.
b) To collect and preserve items of local and historical interest.

Under the direction of the Society, a survey of local antiquities was taken, a great many of which were found to be in a dilapidated condition, while the sites of others were virtually unknown.

As funds became available, the Society placed plaques, with informative inscriptions, at historic sites of importance.

Source: oldtuamsociety.blogspot.com


  • My great grandmother was Josephine Mary Costelloe born Tuam in 1856.  She had two siblings Frances (1847) and Elizabeth (1850).  Her parents were John Costelloe and Anne Brook.  I have no further information about the family in Tuam.  Any information or suggestions would be welcome.

    Anthea Dacy

    Tuesday 19th January 2021 02:10AM
  • Jonathan Reddy 1804-1878--was a schoolmaster in Tuam 1850-1856 moved to Ferbane schoolmaster  1857-1862

    Married (12/4/1842-Birr)Jane (locke) 1813-1878 

    4 children Elenor Jane/John James/Jonathan Arthur/William Samuel--Reddy


    Mike Reddy

    Friday 8th September 2023 10:17AM

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