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Minister for State, Seán Kyne, officially launched Meitheal Logainm.ie at the National Ploughing Championships on Wednesday 21 September. More information »

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Welcome to the Placenames Database of Ireland, developed by Fiontar (DCU) and The Placenames Branch (Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs).

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Meitheal

Meitheal Logainm.ie

Meitheal Logainm.ie provides a crowdsourcing tool for pooling, storing and sharing data about minor placenames.

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Current database contents

61,189 townlands 24,248 streets 3,484 electoral districts 3,096 minor features 2,565 civil parishes 2,299 population centres 1,883 lakes 1,197 islands and archipelagos 971 rivers 962 rocks 804 towns 683 hills 595 mountains and mountain ranges 585 sub-townlands 548 bridges 350 houses 345 baronies 326 wells 261 monuments 236 points, tips 228 ecclesiastical sites 219 man-made features 205 strands 200 bays 195 promontories 173 crossroads 173 streams 172 features 172 graveyards, cemetaries, burial grounds 160 creeks 147 villages 142 enclosures 141 castles 139 valleys 124 woods 112 localities 111 roads 110 fields 97 cliffs 77 passes 73 harbours 45 quays, piers, wharves 44 bogs 43 cairns 32 channels, sounds 32 counties 32 holes 30 waterfalls 29 estuaries 26 hamlets 24 caves, souterrains 22 coombs 21 standing stones 18 marshes 17 tombs 15 hollows 13 brows, slopes, hillsides 13 reefs 12 canals 12 footpaths 11 fords 11 sandhills 11 turloughs 10 fissures 45 other geographical units