Leitrim, County Down


Leitrim, County Down

Leitrim is a small village in County Down, Northern Ireland, near Castlewellan. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 60 people. It lies within the Banbridge District Council area.

There are two villages called Leitrim in South Down, one is referred to as Upper Leitrim, the other, as Lower Leitrim. One being closer to Hilltown, the other approximately 6 miles from Castlewellan, near Dromara. It is set between the Dromara Hills (Slieve Croob) and the Mourne Mountains.

Places of interest

*Legannany Dolmen is situated near the village, on the slopes of Slieve Croob. [cite web | title=Banbridge | work=Travel Now | url=http://dg.ian.com/index.jsp?cid=1&action=viewLocation&locationId=30977 | accessdate=2007-12-11]

References

* [http://www.ninis.nisra.gov.uk/ NI Neighbourhood Information System]

See also

*List of villages in Northern Ireland
*List of towns in Northern Ireland


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