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Togher, Cork

Togher
An Tochar
Suburb
Togher is located in Ireland
Togher
Togher
Location in Ireland
Coordinates:
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Cork
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,813
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Togher (Irish: An Tochar, meaning "causeway or level place") is a suburb of Cork city, Ireland.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • History 2
  • Sport 3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5

Geography

The suburb is situated on the south side of the city.The parish itself is bounded to the north by The Lough, to the south by Ballincrannig and Farmers Cross, to the East by Ballyphehane and to the West by Waterfall and Wilton. Flowing right through the heart of the Parish is the Liberty Stream, from Corcoran’s Bridge to Togher Cross where it disappears underground for a short while before re-emerging at Greenwood and lowing past Coffey’s Field before joining the larger Tramore River on its way to Douglas.

History

Historically it was an agricultural area, with large estates owned by Ascendency families such as the Sarsfields. Togher originally lay in the parish of St. Finbarr’s South until 1890, when it formed part of the newly created parish of St. Finbarr’s West, better known as The Lough Parish. People has to travel considerable distances to attend religious services; Mass, Baptisms, Funerals etc. In 1963, Dean Murphy, P.P. of the Lough Parish, observing the huge development in the area and anticipating even greater changes, began looking for a suitable site for a new church in the Togher area. In the past quarter century, Togher has undergone a transformation not only physically but also in terms of its social and economic structure.

Sport

Local Clubs include St Finbarrs GAA, Everton FC, Pearse Celtic

See also

External links

  • St Finbarrs GAA
  • Greenwood FC
  • Pearse Celtic
  • Everton FC
  • Pearse Celtic
  • Rapid Togher/Mahon
  • St Finbarrs GAA
  • Togher International Festival of Amateur Photography
  • Togher Music School
  • Togher Boys School
  • Togher Athletic
  • Togher Parish
  • Togher Taekwon-do
  • Togher Family Centre Limited
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