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County Leitrim - Main Page

Republic of Ireland

This is the Umbrella Project Page for County Leitrim - Ireland

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Please do not add the profiles of County Leitrim born ancestors to this project. See People Connected to County Leitrim

County Leitrim

Leirtim (Pronounced LEE-trəm)

  • Irish: Contae Liatroma
  • Administrative centre Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Province Connacht
  • Area 1,588 km2 (613 sq mi)
  • People from County Leitrim are called -
  • Motto

County Leitrim is a county in Ireland. It is located in the Border Region and is also part of the province of Connacht. It is named after the village of Leitrim. Leitrim County Council is the local authority for the county.


There are five historic baronies in the county. While baronies continue to be officially defined units, they are no longer used for many administrative purposes. Their official status is illustrated by Placenames Orders made since 2003, where official Irish names of baronies are listed under "Administrative units". They are -

  • Carrigallen,
  • Drumahaire,
  • Leitrim,
  • Mohill
  • Rosclogher

Towns and Parishes

See below and County Leitrim, Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

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References and Sources

Parish Map


Map from Irish Ancestors where the map is interactive.

  1. Annaduff
  2. Carrigallen
  3. Cloonclare
  4. Cloone
  5. Cloonlogher
  6. Drumlease
  7. Drumreilly
  8. Fenagh
  9. Inishmagrath
  10. Killanummery
  11. Killarga
  12. Killasnet
  13. Kiltoghert
  14. Kiltubbrid
  15. Mohill
  16. Oughteragh
  17. Rossinver