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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

For Information about research in the County, including lists of people of renown connected to Leitrim and Families Researched on Geni go to County Leitrim - Family Heads link to follow

For Historical information about County Leitrim visit Historic County Leitrim link to follow - including connections to Historical figures, Gentry and political people connected with County Leitrim.

County Leitrim, Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

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Please do not add the profiles off all your County Leitrim born ancestors to this project or the People connected to County XXX project. Rather add the earliest known person of a County Leitrim family to the County Leitrim' - Family Heads] project. link to follow

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