townland
Log Fhaoileann
genitive: Log Fhaoileann
non-validated name
(Irish)
Legeelan
(English)

Glossary

log, lag
English hollow

Explanatory note

  • English

    the hollow of (the) seagulls

Centrepoint

54.2559, -7.89679latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1836
Lag fhaoileann, 'hollow of the seagulls'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca035,96
1836
[Legeelan]
"The soil is poor, being intermixed with limestone rocks...there is nothing remarkable" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ca035,96
1836
Legeelan
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca035,96
1836
Legeelan
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca035,96

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