Place:Carrick-on-Shannon, County Leitrim, Republic of Ireland

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NameCarrick-on-Shannon
Alt namesCarrick on Shannonsource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-30
Cora Droma Rúiscsource: Wikipedia
TypeTown or village
Coordinates53.95°N 8.083°W
Located inCounty Leitrim, Republic of Ireland
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Carrick-on-Shannon is the county town of County Leitrim in Ireland. It is also the smallest main county town in the country. It is situated on a strategic crossing point of the River Shannon and is the largest town in the county. The population of the town was 3,980 in 2011.[1] It is in the barony of Leitrim, and in the parish of Kiltoghert in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise.

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