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Welcome to Kinlough, Co. Leitrim.

Kinlough (from the Irish Cionn Locha = head of the lake) is a pretty village in County Leitrim, Ireland at the junction of the R280 and R281 regional roads.  It gets its name from its position at the head of scenic Lough Melvin. It is situated about 2 miles from the seaside resort of Bundoran, County Donegal and about 9 miles from Garrison in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.  

The village developed in the first half of the 18th century at the edge of Oakfield Estate, owned by the Johnston family. Kinlough village provided services to the surrounding rural areas.

Kinlough History

The Dartry Diary section of Thomas Feeley’s 2013 history of Kinlough/Tullaghan is now available on-line on this website.

Click on the image on the right or on the “History” tab above.  

The book is now out of print, but copies are still available on loan from Leitrim and Donegal County Libraries.

Parish of Kinlough/Glenade

The local catholic parish of Kinlough/Glenade has a new website address:


Find it by clicking on the image of St. Aidan’s Church on the left.

 Click HERE for Obituaries on local radio (Ocean FM)

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Helpful Links

The following links on the Internet will be helpful at this time:

HSE (Health Service Executive)

GOV (Irish Government)

TFI (Transport for Ireland)

DES (Department of Education & Science)