Templeshanbo

Irish Local Names Explained

Templeshanbo in Wexford. Ancient pagan name Sean-both-Sine [Shanboh-Sheena], Sin's or Sheen's old tent or hut; and in Christian times, after a church had been erected there, the present name was formed by the addition of the word Temple to Seanboth: Templeshanbo, the church of Seanboth.

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