Black Lion


54.2379, -7.95141latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Black Lyon or Laragy
BM:AL Leathanach: Ca036,74
Black Lyon
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca036,74
[Black Lion]
"This is a small hamlet containing a public house with the sign of the Black Lion over the door. A station house for the revenue police and a few other houses. There is a fair held here on the 22nd of every month except November which is held on the 19th." [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ca036,74
Largay or Blacklion Inn
T&S:AL Leathanach: Ca036,74
Leargaidh, 'hill-side'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca036,74
Black Lion or Largy
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca036,74
Black Lion Inn or Largy
"So called from the sign over the public house door! Public houses are now giving origin to towns - castles & mona [..]" [dúch];
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: Ca036,74

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