townland
Sailtean (McDonald)
genitive: Shailtine
(Irish)
Seltan (McDonald)
(English)

Centrepoint

54.0119, -7.97671latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Cf: p: Inishmagrath b: Drumahaire P: Mohill b: Mohill "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Sailtean = A place of willows or sally trees. Sailtean, according to Dr. Joyce, is a diminutive from or sail, a willow, an osier. “Sailtean – seven townlands in Co. Leitrim named Seltan.” Hogan, Onom. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Drumaleague/Letterfine/Seltan (McDonald)/Seltan (Moran) Crannóg (site, possible). In Drumaleague Lough, which is now largely reclaimed (45). Drumaleague/Letterfine/Seltan (McDonald)/Seltan (Moran) Crannóg (site of). In Drumaleague Lough, which is now largely reclaimed (45). "
Nóta
1666
Seltan
ASE Leathanach: 51
1833
?Ballinamoney
TAB Nóta: (61:16/11) innéacs
1833
?Ballinamony or Selton
TAB Leathanach: 15, Nóta: (61:16/11)
1836
Seltian Mc Donald
BS:AL
1836
Seltina
Mansfield, Rev.:AL
1836
Sailtean
'a place where sallows grow'
OD:AL
1836
Seltan Mac Donald
OD (corr.):AL
1836
Seltan Mac Donald
"There are two Danish forts…"
Desc. Rem.:AL

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