TUAM , amarket
See also:town and episcopal city of Co .
See also:Ireland, 20 M. directly N.N.E. of Galway on the
See also:Limerick &
See also:Sligo branch of the
See also:Southern & Western railway . Pop . (1901), 3012 . An abbey was founded here towards the end of the 5th century, and in the beginning of the 6th an episcopal see by St Jarlath . The
See also:Protestant archbishopric of Tuam was lowered to a bishopric on the
See also:death of Archbishop Power Le Poer
See also:Trench in 1839, and
See also:united with that of
See also:Killala and Achonry . It is, however, a
See also:Roman Catholic archbishopric . The Protestant
See also:cathedral is also the
See also:church, and was to a great extent re-built c . 1861 from plans by
See also:Thomas Deane . Only the
See also:chancel of the old church remains, but its red
See also:sandstone arch is a remark-ably
See also:fine example of Norman
See also:work; it
See also:dates from the
See also:middle of the 12th century . The
See also:modern Roman Catholic cathedral is Perpendicular in
See also:style and cruciform in plan . The interior is elaborately decorated .
See also:cross of Tuam, re-erected in modern times, bears inscriptions in memory of Turlogh O'Conor,
See also:king of Ireland, and O'Hoisin, successively (1128)
See also:abbot of St Jarlath's Abbey and archbishop (1152) of Tuam, when the see was raised . St Jarlath's Roman Catholic
See also:college, usually called the New College, is a seminary founded in 1814 for the
See also:education of priests . To the west are the archbishop's palace and a convent of Presentation nuns . The town has a considerable
See also:trade, and is a centre for the disposal of agricultural produce . Tuam received its first
See also:charter from
See also:James I . Before the union in 1800 it returned two members to the Irish Parliament .
TUAREG, or TAWAREK (more properly Tawarik, the coll...
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