townland
Na Leachtaí
genitive: na Leachtaí
non-validated name
(Irish)
Laghty
(English)

Glossary

leacht, sleacht
English grave-mound, monument

Explanatory note

  • English

    the grave(-mound)s, monuments

Centrepoint

54.2901, -7.98749latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˈlɑˑxtɪ
x2
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Leachtaí = Monuments or tombs. There are Laghty, and Laghty Barr, which is called in Irish Screag-na-leachtaí, rocky hillside of Laghty. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Earthwork (site). On top of a hill in a coniferous forest (167). "
Nóta
1661
Laghty
Inq. Leathanach: 186
1835
Laughty
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs 65, 66 (60:16/5)
1835
Laughtys
TAB Leathanach: 81 (60:16/5)
1836
Loughty
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Loughty
BS:AL
1836
Laughty
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Laghty
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Loughties
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Leachtaigh/ adha
pl:AL
1836
Leachtadha
'monuments'
OD:AL
1836
Laghty
OD:AL
1852
Loughties
(Keany/Tottenham)
Leitrim Vot. 1852 Leathanach: 464
1852
Laughties
(Rogan/Tottenham)
Leitrim Vot. 1852 Leathanach: 465

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