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Lack, County Fermanagh

Origin

Ir. An Leac [an lack] ‘the flagstone’.

Background

Close to Tyrone border, 5.5km ENE of Ederny

par: Magheraculmoney bar: Lurg

The ‘flagstone’ might refer to a megalith which has been removed or perhaps to a flat rock forming a ford across the stream which forms the southern boundary of the townland [Lack 1834].

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

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Barony
Lurg
Parish
Magheraculmoney
Parish in 1851
Magheraculmoney
Townland
None
Place name ID
7908
Place name type
T