1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
"CARRIGALLEN BARONY, one of the five baronies of the county of Leitrim, in the province of Connaught, Ireland, situated in the south-eastern part of the county, and bounded on the N.E. by the county of Cavan, on the S.E. by the county of Longford, and on the W. by the baronies of Mohill and Leitrim. It contains the parishes of Carrigallen and Oughteragh, with parts of Cloone, Drumreilly, and Fenagh, and extends over an area of about 63,500 acres."
"CLEAN LOUGH, in the barony of Dromahaire, in the county of Leitrim, province of Connaught, Ireland, between 3 and 4 miles N. of Lough Allen, with which it is connected by the little river Duibhachar."
"DRUMAHAIRE, a barony in the county of Leitrim, province of Connaught, Ireland. The baronies of Rossclogher and Leitrim bound it on the N. and S.; the counties of Fermanagh, Cavan, and Sligo, on the E. and W. Its length is 12 miles; its breadth nearly the same. It contains the parishes of Drumlease, Cloonlogher, Killanummery, Ennismagrath, Killarga, and parts of Drumreilly and Cloonclare, besides the villages of Dromahaire, Drumkeeran, and the town of Manor Hamilton. Loughs Allen, Gilly, and Macnean, are partially, and those of Clare and Clean wholly within its limits. The barony comprises 117,088 acres of hilly country."
"EIKE, a lough near the head of the Shannon, county Leitrim, Ireland. It is situated between Lough Allyn and Ree."
"FORBES, a lough between the counties Leitrim and Longford, with Roscommon on the W., Ireland. It is formed by the expansion of the river Shannon, and is about 3 miles in length. Its banks are chiefly swamps and bogs."
"GARADICE, a lough in the barony of Carrigallon, county Leitrim, province of Connaught, Ireland. It lies on the eastern boundary of the barony, 3 miles E. of Ballinamore. It is 2½ miles long. The surface elevation is 176 feet above sea-level. The Yellow river, which falls into Lough Erne, passes through the lake. It has Church Island in its centre, and Garadice House stands on its banks."
"GILL, a lough, situated between counties Sligo and Leitrim, province of Connaught, Ireland, 2 miles E. of Sligo. It is 4 miles long, and contains two large islands. The river Bonnet falls into this lake. The surrounding scenery is very beautiful and well wooded."
"GLENADE, a mountain vale in the barony of Rossclogher, county Leitrim, province of Connaught, Ireland. This is one of the most lovely glens in the N. of Ireland. The road from Manor Hamilton to Ballyshannon passes through it, and commands fine views of Donegal Bay. Almost in the centre of the glen lies Lough Glenade, the source of the river Bonnet."
"INCH, a small island, lying at the head of Lough Allen, county Leitrim, province of Connaught, Ireland. Here are vestiges of some religious structure, attributed to St. Beorg."
"LEITRIM, a barony in the county of Leitrim, province of Munster, Ireland. It is bounded by the baronies of Dromahaire, Carrigallen, and Mohill, and the county of Roscommon. It is 11 miles long, and its greatest breadth is 7 miles. It contains the parishes of Kiltoghert, Kiltubbrid, and parts of those of Annaduff, Fenagh, and Mohill, with the towns of Carrick-on-Shannon and Drumsna."
"MELVIN, a lough between the counties Fermanagh and Leitrim, Ireland. It extends about 8 miles in length by 2 broad, and discharges itself by a stream past Kinlough to the sea."
"MOHILL, a barony in the county of Leitrim, province of Connaught, Ireland. It is bounded by the baronies of Leitrim, Carigallen, and Longford, and by the counties of Roscommon and Longford. It contains parts of the parishes of Annaduff, Cloone, Fenagh, and Mohill."
"MULLANATIRE, a mountain in county Leitrim, Ireland, 4 miles E. of Manor-Hamilton. It is situated near Upper Lough Macnean, and attains an elevation of 1,275 feet."
"RINN, a small lough in the county of Leitrim, Ireland, 2 miles S. of Mohill. It is about 22 1 miles in length by 1 mile in breadth. On its banks stands Rinn Castle, the property of the Earl of Leitrim."
"ROSCLOGHER, a barony in the county of Leitrim, province of Ulster, Ireland, containing the parish of Killasnet and parts of Cloonclare and Rossinver, comprising about 86,000 acres."
"UPPER MACNEAN LOUGH, (and Lower Macnean Lough) two lakes, chiefly in the province of Ulster and partly in that of Connaught, on the borders of counties Cavan and Leitrim, Ireland. They lie about half a mile distant from each other, between loughs Erne and Melvin. The upper lake, which contains several small islands, is 5 miles long, the lower 3 miles.
"WOODFORD, a stream of counties Leitrim, Cavan, and Fermanagh, Ireland, rises near Ballinamore, and flowing through Lough Garadice, falls into Upper Lough Erne."
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
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