townland
An Leithead
genitive: an Leithid
validated name
(Irish)
Lahid
(English)

Centrepoint

52.7819, -8.22115 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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1635
Lehed
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: II. 238
1636
Leahad
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: II. 27
1654
Lehed
CS II Leathanach: 241, 248
1840
Leaheth
AL
1840
leithead & Leathad `breadth' (an odd name)
OD:AL
1840
leathad, leathaid, leith(i)d
pl (glanta)
pl OK:AL
1989
ˈlahəd
Áit.

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