Ardattin is a small townsland situated in
the Barony of Rathvilly, it contains approximately 196
acres. This was wild rugged country on the north eastern
edge of the Leveroch Forest. It was in the part of Leveroch
that Dermot McMurrough made his last stand against Tieranan
O'Rourke of Breifne before going to seek the help of the
Normans in 1166.