Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


My ancestors - O'Mara - Contents

Miscellaneous O'Mara's and O'Meara's

O'Meara of Toomyvara, Co.Tipperary

In 1354, Alan O'Meara obtained a grant of lands around Ballymackey, near Toomyvara, from James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormond.
Ballymackey is in Ballymackey par, Co.Tipperary (NW of Toomyvara, between Toomyvara and Nenagh, see map).
The ruin of Ballymackey Castle survives today.

Ballymackey Castle on 1829 to 1842 map.
The ruin of the tiny Ballymackey Castle survives today in the middle of a piggery.
See modern satellite view.
See street view of entrance.

Toomyvara (Tuaim ui Mheara) on 1887 to 1913 map.
See modern street view of ruined church.

Limerick city



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