- a county of N Republic of Ireland in Connacht province, on Donegal Bay: agricultural. County town: Carrick-on-Shannon. Pop: 25 799 (2002). Area: 1525 sq km (589 sq miles)
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The mountains, not only of Cavan, but of Leitrim, are distinctly visible.Beauties and Antiquities of Ireland
T. O. Russell
He added:—I also administer the criminal law in Cavan and in Leitrim.
This hotel was built of wood, after the Scandinavian fashion, by the trustees of the late Earl of Leitrim, and opened in 1893.On an Irish Jaunting-car
Samuel G. Bayne
Carrick-on-Shannon was the only town in county Leitrim receiving a mail, and this it did twice a week.Her Majesty's Mails
The Cavan & Leitrim railway starts from Belturbet and soon leaves the county to the west.