NA FORBACHA (FURBOGH)

Furbo

Na Forbacha (Gaeilge)

Furbogh also Furbo (English)

Historical description:

Gazetteer of Ireland, Vol. II, 1843-44, p. 226.

FURBOUGH, a small boat harbour, in the parish of Rahoon, barony of Moycullen, co. Galway, Connaught. It is situated on Galway bay, 3 miles west of Barna, and 6 west by south of Galway;  and  through devoid of some good qualities, is occasionally useful to small craft. In its vicinity is Furbough- house, the delightfully situated residence of A. W. Blake, Esq.

LINKS

Place name:

http://www.logainm.ie/Furbogh

Genealogy:

Griffith’s Valuation Furbo

History:

http://landedestates.nuigalway.ie

http://places.galwaylibrary.ie

This page was added on 23/02/2015.

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