townland
An Leathard
genitive: an Leathaird
(Irish)
Lahard
(English)

Glossary

leath, leith
English half, side

Centrepoint

54.0567, -7.79189latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
"Ca; Co Gan chártaí Ci An Leathard (DED) "
Nóta
n/a
Pinkman: "Leath-Árd = A half hill or height. Leath, that is, it is more a gentle rise, or slope, than a hill."
Nóta
1590
Laghard
F Leathanach: 5439
1621
Lehard
CPR Leathanach: 525a
1659
Lehard
Cen. Leathanach: 562
1660c
Leahard
BSD Leathanach: 17
1716
Lehard
CGn. Leathanach: 16.440.7916
1778
?Lahard
(An Cabhán?)
T&S Leathanach: 58
1817
Lahard
Larkin (Li)
1830c
Lahard
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/14) innéacs, 5
1836
Lahard
BS:AL
1836
Lahard
Stacke, Capt.:AL
1836
Lahard
Larkin (Li)
1836
Leath árd
half hill'
OD:AL
1836
Lahard
OD:AL
1852
Lahard
(Browne/Percy)
Leitrim Vot. 1852 Leathanach: 461

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