Information about Laghtateeaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Leacht a' t-Síodháin
monument of the fairy mount
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Leacht a' t-Síodháin
Sheeaun's Monument (Eng.)
Laght an tsheeaun Inhabitants
It is an hill of considerable height, a mountain covered with heath on which is a temporary monumental pile from which it derived its name.
Situated in the N. part of the townland of Gurtromagh.

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Laghtateeaun is in Gortrummagh townland.