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Lettermacaward

Leitir Mhic an Bhaird
Village
Leitir Mhic an Bhaird
Leitir Mhic an Bhaird
Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 54°47′51″N 8°16′57″W / 54.7975°N 8.2825°W / 54.7975; -8.2825Coordinates: 54°47′51″N 8°16′57″W / 54.7975°N 8.2825°W / 54.7975; -8.2825

Country Ireland
Province Ulster
County County Donegal
Elevation 78 m (256 ft)
Irish Grid Reference G818944
Leitir Mhic an Bhaird is the only official name. The anglicized spelling Lettermacaward has no official status.

Leitir Mhic an Bhaird or Leitir Mhic a' Bhaird (anglicised as Lettermacaward)[1] is a Gaeltacht village in the Rosses region of County Donegal, Ireland. The village, known colloquially as Leitir (pronounced letcher), is between the larger towns of Glenties and Dungloe.

Irish language

There are 650 people living in the Leitir Mhic an Bhaird ED and 19% Irish speakers.

Amenities

The village has two shops, 'Clerkins', a family run service station, and 'Gallagher's Stop & Shop'. There are 3 pubs; Elliott's, the Gweebarra Bar and Packie's Bar.

Sport

The local GAA team is Na Rossa.

See also

  • List of populated places in Ireland
  • Gaeltacht

External links

  • Further information on the area
  • Irish language study 2006

References

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