Slíab Echtge

Slíab Echtge (Echtge’s Mountain), often cited in the writings of W. B. Yeats and Lady Gregory, a range of mountains (1,243 feet) east of Gort and south of Loughrea, Co Galway; usually known in English as Slieve Aughty (or Baughty). Place-name legend links the mountains with Echthge, a woman of the Tuatha Dé Danann, hence […]

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