townland
An Leacain Darach
genitive: na Leacan Darach
(Irish)
Lacken
(English)

Glossary

dair, darú
English oak
leaca, leacain, leacan
English hillside

Centrepoint

52.4086, -6.47711 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1622
Lackandarragh and Mony Edmond (Earl of Kildare)
CPR Leathanach: 534
1689
Lackandarragh (Fran. Kenny)
Quit Rent (LG)
1713
Lockandarrah (Monk-Jones)
CGn. Imleabhar: 21, Leathanach: 235, Uimhir: 11342
1744
Lackendarragh, Clonasheoge (Martin-Sandwith)
CGn. Imleabhar: 130, Leathanach: 174, Uimhir: 8846
1805
Lackandarragh (Sandwith-Vicary)
CGn. Imleabhar: 577, Leathanach: 401, Uimhir: 387971
1840
Lacken
Bounder, G.:AL (LG)
1840
Lacken
Co. Cess Ret. 1835:AL (LG) Imleabhar: 18
1840
Lacken
Doyle, Dav.:AL (LG)
1840
Lacken
Gill Map:AL (LG) Imleabhar: 18
1840
Lacken
OD:AL Imleabhar: 18
1840
Leacain ‘hillside’
OD:AL Imleabhar: 18
1840
Leagan
Inq. C I:AL Imleabhar: 18
1840
Leakane
Inq. C I:AL Imleabhar: 18
1840
Leckan
Inq. C I:AL Imleabhar: 18
1840
Leckan
Inq. J I:AL Imleabhar: 18

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