townland
An Learga
genitive: na Leargan
non-validated name
(Irish)
Largy
(English)

Glossary

learga, leargaidh, leargain
English hillside

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

54.3588, -8.28256latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Ao, FM, Do, Mí, Mu "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Baile-na-leirge = Townland of the hillside."
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Court tomb. On upland limestone outcrop and grassland (8). Prehistoric enclosure. On a heather-covered limestone plateau (29). Prehistoric enclosure. On a high limestone plateau (29). Prehistoric enclosure. On a high plateau (29). Hut sites. An area of c. 1ha on exposed karst in a basin on the SE-facing slope of Truskmore (29). Enclosure. In reclaimed pasture on a N-facing slope of Glenade valley (155). Enclosure. On a Ne-facing slope overlooking Lough Glenade (155). "
Nóta
1609
Largie
MEC Leathanach: 4.25
1660c
Leirga
BSD Leathanach: 36
1761
?Largy (Ellis)
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1965 Leathanach: 508
1817
Largy
Larkin
1835?
Largy
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 67, 69, 71 (59:16/2)
1836
Largy
BS:AL
1836
Largy
Larkin (Li)
1836
Largy
Bar. Cons.:AL
1836
Learga
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Largy
Park:AL
1836
Largy
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Largy
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Largy
HCER 1820:AL
1836
Larga
DS:AL
1836
Baile na learga
pl:AL
1836
Baile na learga
'town of the hillside'
OD:AL
1836
Largy
OD:AL

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