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An Leithinse
genitive: na Leithinse
non-validated name
(Irish)
Lehinch
(English)

Other names

Lahinch
local name
(English)

Glossary

inis, inse
English island; river meadow
leath, leith
English half, side

Centrepoint

52.9328, -9.32734latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1749
Leacht Uí Chonchubhair
bunfhoinse ETS
luaite in Bláith.MG Leathanach: 107
1839
Leagh-inchy
Co. Bk.:AL Leathanach: Cl089,55
1839
Lahensy
Letter (Moran, M.):AL Leathanach: Cl089,55
1839
Leith-inse, 'half-island or peninsula'
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl089,55
1839
Lehinch
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl089,55
1839
[Lehinch]
"It also contains a fort and on its S. boundary a small pool is situated" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Cl089,55
1839
Leagh inchy
Bar. Bk.:AL Leathanach: Cl089,55
1839
Lahinchy
Whitty, Archdeacon:AL Leathanach: Cl089,55
1839
Leahench
Flanigan, T.:AL Leathanach: Cl089,55
1839
Lahench
Callinan, A.:AL Leathanach: Cl089,55
1839
Lahensy
BS:AL Leathanach: Cl089,55
1839
Lehinch
Pelham:AL Leathanach: Cl089,55
1942
ón Leacht, ar an Leacht, Pátrún an Leachta
Seán Mac Mathúna, Lúch
FLugh. Leathanach: 279-80
1942
Pátrún an Leacht
Seán Mac Mathúna, Lúch
FLugh. Leathanach: 51

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