The famous ‘Keep Calm’ range with an Irish twist featuring County Leitrim.
Contae Liatroma is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Connacht and is part of the Border Region. It is named after the village of Leitrim and is based on the historic Gaelic territory of West Breifne (Bréifne). It has a population of 31,798 according to the 2011 census.
Leitrim is the 26th largest of the 32 counties by area and the smallest by population on the island.It is the smallest of Connacht’s 5 counties in both size and population. Bordered by the counties of Donegal to the north, Fermanagh to the north-east, Cavan to the east, Longford to the south, Roscommon to the south-west and Sligo to the west. Fermanagh is in Northern Ireland while all the other neighbouring counties are within the Republic.
known for it’s hilly and mountainous landscape in its north-west and is relatively flat in the south-east, each separated from the other by Lough Allen in the middle of the county. Leitrim has the shortest length of coastline of any Irish county that touches the sea. At Tullaghan, the coastline is only 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) long. The Shannon is linked to the Erne via the Shannon-Erne Waterway.