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The name derives from the Irish: An Tidh na nama (The church of the soul).
The population of the townland increased during the 19th century:
The townland contains a Scheduled Historic Monument: a court tomb (grid ref: D2556 1094). The Neolithic court tomb is set in a cairn 60–70 metres long running east–west and 3 metres tall at the west end. The semicircular court, at the west end, leads into a 7 metre long two-chambered gallery. The burial chambers are largely filled with cairn material. At the east end of the cairn is a single-chambered tomb with portal and displaced capstone.
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