An Leacht
genitive: an Leachta
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leacht, sleacht
English grave-mound, monument

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the grave(-mound), monument
    Tagann an t-ainm Béarla as ainm an bhaile fearainn ina bhfuil an baile seo, .i. An Leithinse

  • English

    the grave(-mound), monument
    The English name comes from the name of the townland in which the town is situated, i.e. Lehinch < An Leithinse


52.9312, -9.3423latitude, longitude
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POThere is or was once a post office here

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Historical references

Leacht Uí Chonchubhair
bunfhoinse ETS
luaite in Bláith.MG Leathanach: 107
ón Leacht, ar an Leacht, Pátrún an Leachta
Seán Mac Mathúna, Lúch
FLugh. Leathanach: 279-80
Pátrún an Leacht
Seán Mac Mathúna, Lúch
FLugh. Leathanach: 51

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