LETTERMULLEN

Séipéal Réalt na Mara Church
National Inventory of Architectural Heritage

Lettermullen

Leitir Mealláin (Gaeilge)

Lettermullen aslo: Lettermullan Island (English)

meaning of Irish place name:

leitir (also: leitreach)- hillside

Historical description:

A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, by Samuel Lewis, 1837

http://www.libraryireland.com/Littermullin

LITTERMULLIN, an island, in the parish of KILCUMMIN, barony of MOYCULLEN, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 22 miles (W.) from Galway, on the western coast: the population is returned with the parish. It forms one side of Kiegall bay, and its northern end part of the shore of Casheen bay, and it comprises about 250 acres of arable and pasture land. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in the herring and cod fisheries on this coast and in the collection of seaweed for manure, in which several boats are employed

LINKS

Place name:

http://www.logainm.ie

Genealogy:

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

History:

http://places.galwaylibrary.ie

http://www.duchas.ie

http://www.duchas.ie

Heritage:

http://www.buildingsofireland.ie

Tourism:

http://www.discoverireland.ie/lettermullen

 

 

This page was added on 10/02/2015.

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