Place:Tuam, County Galway, Republic of Ireland


Alt namesTuaimsource: Wikipedia
TypeTown or village
Coordinates53.517°N 8.833°W
Located inCounty Galway, Republic of Ireland
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Tuam,, is a city in County Galway, Ireland. It is situated west of the midlands of Ireland, and north of Galway city. Human existence in the area dates to the Bronze Age while the historic period dates from the 6th century. The town became increasingly important in the 11th and 12th centuries in political and religious aspects of Ireland. The market based layout of the town and square indicates the importance of commerce.

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