Place:Aughleam, County Mayo, Republic of Ireland

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NameAughleam
Alt namesAghleamsource: Wikipedia
Eachléimsource: Wikipedia
TypeTown or village
Coordinates54.133°N 10.117°W
Located inCounty Mayo, Republic of Ireland
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Eachléim (sometimes anglicized as Aughleam or Aghleam) is a Gaeltacht village and townland in County Mayo, Ireland. It lies on the Mullet Peninsula in Erris, on the R313 regional road. It has a total area of 2.96 km². Its name derives from Irish Each (horse) and Léim (leap), as local folklore has it a horse leapt from the east of the townland to the west, marking-out its borders.

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