Tibohine

Irish Local Names Explained

Tibohine in Roscommon; Tech-Baeithin (O'Clery's Calendar of Irish Saints, or, The Martyrology of Donegal), St. Baeithin's house. The name is the same as Taughboyne, but this is a different Baeithin; he was of the race of Enda, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages, and was one of the ecclesiastics to whom the apostolic letter was written in the year 640, on the subject of the time for celebrating Easter.

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