Information about Barony of Leitrim

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Barony of Leitrim
Irish Form of Name:
Liath Druim
grey ridge
Civil Parish:
Ballinakill in Leitrim Barony
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Barony of Leitrim
Liath Druim
Leitrim Alphl. List of Townland names in the County Galway
Leitrim B. S. Sketch
Leitrim Grand Jury Presentments
Leitrim Hyacinth Clarke, Esq.
Leitrim Larkin’s County Map
A large Barony greatly composed of bog and mountain, the soil is generally poor and very partially cultivated. It is bounded on the S. East by Lough Derg on the River Shannon.
In the South East end of the County Galway and Province of Connaught about 24 miles N. N. East of Limerick.