Buckode

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Buckode
Bocóid
Town
Motto: The Well-Defined piece of Land
Buckode is located in Ireland
Buckode
Buckode
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 54°25′43″N 8°12′36″W / 54.4286°N 8.21°W / 54.4286; -8.21Coordinates: 54°25′43″N 8°12′36″W / 54.4286°N 8.21°W / 54.4286; -8.21
Country Ireland
Province Connacht
County County Leitrim
Elevation 171 m (561 ft)
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference G864533

Buckode (Irish: Bocóid) is a village in County Leitrim, Ireland. It lies south of Lough Melvin on the R281 regional road.

The village has six old buildings, which are used. There are two local pubs, a supermarket, a health center, barracks station, shop & post. Also two churches, a primary school, a Protestant primary school, twenty-nine houses, a community centre and the Protestant remorical hall.

History[edit]

Bocóid = The Well-Defined piece of Land. Bogfhóid = The Soft Soil. Area 333 acres (1.35 km2). Population 83 (1841); 70 (1851); 61 (1861); 30 (1891); 23 (1911). Number of houses: 13 (1841); 13 (1851); 10 (1861); 10 (1891); 8 (1911). Part of Lareen Estate. Buckode National School stood on the site of the Fergus house. Buckode Post Office is to the south of the Dartry Road. Francis Sheeran taught a Hedge School here in 1835.