civil parish
Leitir Lúna
genitive: Leitir Lúna
validated name
(Irish)
Letterluna
(English)

Glossary

leitir, leitreach
English hillside

Centrepoint

53.1172, -7.66401latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

830
Lugna Lettrach
Mart. Tall. Leathanach: 36 Apr. 25
1398
Letyrluna
CPL Leathanach: V 109
1474
Lytirluria
CPL Leathanach: XIII 361
1487
Lictyrluna
CPL Leathanach: XIV 174
1566
Lytteyre
F Leathanach: 973
1578
Littier
F Leathanach: 3399
1586
Lyttyere
F Leathanach: 4923
1604
Littier
CPR Leathanach: 3
1630
Lughna, Letrach
FNÉ Leathanach: 110
1647
Secundus (Lugneus) de Lettir
Triad. Thaum. Leathanach: 383a
1655-7
Viscount Elie his land
DS
1660c
Litter Parish
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 66
1837
Litter
BS:AL
1837
Leiter
CM:AL
1837
Litter
Co. Treas.:AL
1837
Littur
Coote Stat. Surv. (UF):AL
1837
Litter Luna
HCER 1826:AL
1837
Litir Lúghna
OD:AL
1837
Letter, Letterluna
Pop. Rep. 1821:AL
1837
Litter
S&V:AL
1837
Litter
Travers, Rev. J.:AL

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