townland
An Leaca
genitive: na Leacan
validated name
(Irish)
Lacka
(English)

Other names

Leaca an Ghrianáin
genitive: Leaca an Ghrianáin
historical name
(Irish)

Glossary

leaca, leacain, leacan
English hillside

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the hillside
    Leaca an Ghrianáin an tseanfhoirm (cf. 1550c 'lecan in ghrianáin' (g.), 'Senchas Síl Bhriain' in Caithréim Thoirdhealbhaigh; 1620 'Lackengrenane', Calendar of Patent Rolls; etc.)

  • English

    the hillside
    Leaca an Ghrianáin is the former name (cf. 1550c 'lecan in ghrianáin' (g.), 'Senchas Síl Bhriain' in Caithréim Thoirdhealbhaigh; 1620 'Lackengrenane', Calendar of Patent Rolls; etc.)

Centrepoint

52.5283, -8.64357latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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