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Largydonnell

Learga Uí Dhónaill
Village
Largydonnell
Largydonnell
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 54°24′40″N 8°19′10″W / 54.4111°N 8.3194°W / 54.4111; -8.3194Coordinates: 54°24′40″N 8°19′10″W / 54.4111°N 8.3194°W / 54.4111; -8.3194
CountryIreland
ProvinceConnacht
CountyCounty Leitrim
Elevation
99 m (325 ft)
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceG793514

Largydonnell (Irish: Learga Uí Dhónaill, meaning "hillside of Ó Dónaill") is a village on the R280 regional road in the north of County Leitrim in Ireland.

Transport

Bus Éireann Fridays-only route 495 (Ballyshannon-Bundoran-Kinlough-Manorhamilton) serves the village twice in each direction.[1]

History

Nearby to Largydonnell Post Office at the hump-backed bridge, on a road to the right in Ahanlish, are the ruins of an old forge where De Cuellar, a survivor of the wreck of the Spanish Armada at Tullaghan, spent some time before proceeding to MacClancy's Castle, located on an islet in Lough Melvin in the townland of Rosclogher, where he remained for three months.

See also

Population

The population of Largydonnell village was 53 residents at 2002; by 2011, the population increased marginally to 74 residents.

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-10-25. Retrieved 2015-02-27. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)


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