Place:Lettermore, Kilcummin, County Galway, Republic of Ireland


Alt namesLeitir Móirsource: Wikipedia
TypeTown or village
Located inKilcummin, County Galway, Republic of Ireland
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Lettermore is a Gaeltacht village in County Galway, Ireland. It is also the name of an island, linked by road to the mainland, on which the village sits. The name comes from the Irish Leitir Móir meaning great rough hillside (leitir = rough hillside). The main spoken language of the area is Irish. Lettemore island is in two halves. The eastern half is known as Lettermore while the western half is known as Lettercallow (Leitir Calaidh, "rough hillside by a marshy area").

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