townland
An Lios Liath
genitive: an Leasa Léith
(Irish)
Lislea
(English)

Glossary

liath, léith
English grey, grey place, grey horse
English ring-fort, enclosure

Centrepoint

53.7966, -7.63424latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1612
Lislegh
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1620
Aghoward alias Lislea
dhá bf. taobh le chéile
CPR Leathanach: 467a
1621
Lislea (Lisagh McJames Farrall)
CPR Leathanach: 537b
1622
Lisleagh
CPR Leathanach: 552a
1629
Lisleagh
Cotton Map
1655
Lisleagh
DS
1659
Lisbeagh [?]
Cen.
c.1660
Lisleagh
BSD Leathanach: 163
1671
Lislea
ASE Leathanach: 228
1711
Lisleagh
CGn. Leathanach: 5.419.2394
1813
Lislea
Edgeworth
1835
Lislea
BS:AL
1835
Lislia
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1835
Lisleagh
DS:AL
1835
Lios Liath, “grey fort”
OD:AL
1908
Lios Liath, “grey fort”
MacGivney Leathanach: 169
2001
Lios Liath
Moladh
2007
lisˈleː
Áit.

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