LETTERFRACK

Letterfrack Village
A. Rozanska-Batra

Letterfrack

Leitir Fraic (Gaeilge)

meaning of Irish place name:

leitir (also: leitreach)- hillside

Historical description:

Slater’s Directory, 1894, p.73

LETTERFRACK, a village in Bllinakill parish, Connemra, barony of Ballynahinch, co. Galway, head of petty sessional district, Renvyle dispensary district, in Clifden union, Protestant and Catholic diocese of Tuam, 6 miles notrh-east from Clifden, in the neighbourhood of the ‘’Twelve Pins’’ mountains. The area comprises 1,239 acres; the population in 1891 was 294.

LINKS

Place name:

http://www.logainm.ie/LETTERFRACK

History:

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/Letterfrack

http://landedestates.nuigalway.ie

Heritage:

http://www.heritageireland.ie/ConnemaraNationalPark

Tourism:

http://www.galwaytourism.ie/letterfrack

http://www.discoverireland.ie/letterfrack

 

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