Latteragh

Irish Local Names Explained

Latteragh in Tipperary; Leatracha [Latraha], the plural of Leitir, a wet hill-side (see Letter). It is called in O'Clery's Calendar of Irish Saints, or, The Martyrology of Donegal, Letracha-Odhrain [Oran], Odhran's wet hill-slopes, from the patron, St. Odhran, who died in the year 548.

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