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Historical maps > Ireland
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Ancient map of Ireland, A.D. 1572, printed from the original copper discovered in Armagh... (printed by Forster & Co., Dublin).

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© Trinity College Dublin

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Éire 1:500.000. ‘[Place]names were established in consultation with Fiachra Éilgeach and Fr. Paul Walsh’ (1938).

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Éire 1:575:000. Compiled and printed by the Ordnance Survey (Dublin, 1970).

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Diagram of the map series at scale six inches to one mile (1:10 560). (Dublin 1962; Prepared and printed by the Ordnance Survey).

Historical maps > Ulster
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© Trinity College Dublin

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A generalle description of Ulster, Richard Bartlett (1602-3); facsimile [of Public Record Office, London MPF 1/35] published by Ordnance Survey, Southampton (1861).

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Historical maps > Donegal
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A coastal map of counties Donegal (part of), Fermanagh, Sligo and Mayo (part of) (1602-3), Richard Bartlett; facsimile [of Public Record Office, London MPF 1/37] published by Ordnance Survey, Southampton (1861).

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A map of the county of Donegal, drawn from actual survey by William McCrea 1796; 4 sheets (1801).

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A map of the county of Donegal, drawn from actual survey by William McCrea 1796; 4 sheets (1801).

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A map of the county of Donegal, drawn from actual survey by William McCrea 1796; 4 sheets (1801).

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A map of the county of Donegal, drawn from actual survey by William McCrea 1796; 4 sheets (1801).

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Historcal maps > Fermanagh
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A coastal map of counties Donegal (part of), Fermanagh, Sligo and Mayo (part of) (1602-3), Richard Bartlett; facsimile [of Public Record Office, London MPF 1/37] published by Ordnance Survey, Southampton (1861).

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Historcal maps > Sligo
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A coastal map of counties Donegal (part of), Fermanagh, Sligo and Mayo (part of) (1602-3), Richard Bartlett; facsimile [of Public Record Office, London MPF 1/37] published by Ordnance Survey, Southampton (1861).

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A map of the county of Sligo, by William Larkin; 6 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Sligo, by William Larkin; 6 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Sligo, by William Larkin; 6 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Sligo, by William Larkin; 6 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Sligo, by William Larkin; 6 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Sligo, by William Larkin; 6 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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Historical maps > Mayo
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A coastal map of counties Donegal (part of), Fermanagh, Sligo and Mayo (part of) (1602-3), Richard Bartlett; facsimile [of Public Record Office, London MPF 1/37] published by Ordnance Survey, Southampton (1861).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Map of the maritime county of Mayo …, by William Bald (1809-1817); 25 sheets and index (printed by Chardon, 1830).

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Index to the map of Co. Mayo, William Bald (1809-1817).

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Historical maps > Monaghan
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A map of the barony of Cremorne, drawn from the general survey of the county of Monaghan by William McCrea (1790-93).

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A map of the barony of Dartrey, drawn from the general survey of the county of Monaghan by William McCrea (1790-93).

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A map of the barony of Monaghan, drawn from the general survey of the county of Monaghan by William McCrea (1790-93).

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A map of the barony of Farney, drawn from the general survey of the county of Monaghan by William McCrea (1790-93).

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A map of the barony of Trough, drawn from the general survey of the county of Monaghan by William McCrea (1790-93).

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Historical maps > Kildare
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Map of county Kildare, J.Noble & J.Keenan; 2 sheets (D.Pomarede, Dublin, 1752).

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Map of county Kildare, J.Noble & J.Keenan; 2 sheets (D.Pomarede, Dublin, 1752).

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Historical maps > Meath
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A map of the county of Meath, by William Larkin 1812; 6 sheets (published by William Allen, Dublin, 1817).

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A map of the county of Meath, by William Larkin 1812; 6 sheets (published by William Allen, Dublin, 1817).

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A map of the county of Meath, by William Larkin 1812; 6 sheets (published by William Allen, Dublin, 1817).

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A map of the county of Meath, by William Larkin 1812; 6 sheets (published by William Allen, Dublin, 1817).

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A map of the county of Meath, by William Larkin 1812; 6 sheets (published by William Allen, Dublin, 1817).

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A map of the county of Meath, by William Larkin 1812; 6 sheets (published by William Allen, Dublin, 1817).

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Historical maps > Carlow
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A map of the county of Carlow (published by William Allen, Dublin, 1824).

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Historical maps > Clare
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The county of Clare, surveyed and drawn by Henry Pelham; 6 sheets (1787).

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The county of Clare, surveyed and drawn by Henry Pelham; 6 sheets (1787).

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The county of Clare, surveyed and drawn by Henry Pelham; 6 sheets (1787).

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The county of Clare, surveyed and drawn by Henry Pelham; 6 sheets (1787).

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The county of Clare, surveyed and drawn by Henry Pelham; 6 sheets (1787).

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The county of Clare, surveyed and drawn by Henry Pelham; 6 sheets (1787).

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Historical maps > Cork
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Plan of the city and suburbs of Cork, surveyed and drawn by Thomas Holt 1832 (Cork, 1833).

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Historical maps > Waterford
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Map of the city of Waterford and its environs ... , Patrick Leahy (Clonmel, 1834).

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A map of the county of Waterford by William Larkin (1818); 6 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Waterford by William Larkin (1818); 6 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Waterford by William Larkin (1818); 6 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Waterford by William Larkin (1818); 6 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Waterford by William Larkin (1818); 6 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Waterford by William Larkin (1818); 6 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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Historical maps > Galway
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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 15 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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A map of the county of Galway by William Larkin; 16 sheets (engraved by S. J. Neele, London, 1819).

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Historical maps > Westmeath
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A map of the county of Westmeath by William Larkin (published at Allen’s Map and Print Warehouse, Dublin, 1808).

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Historical maps > Armagh
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A topographical map of the county of Armagh by John Rocque; 2 sheets (published by R. Laurie & J. Whittle, London, 1760).

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A topographical map of the county of Armagh by John Rocque; 2 sheets (published by R. Laurie & J. Whittle, London, 1760).

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Historical maps > Louth
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A map of the county of Louth, surveyed by George Taylor and Andrew Skinner (1777); 2 sheets (engraved by G. Terry, London).

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A map of the county of Louth, surveyed by George Taylor and Andrew Skinner (1777); 2 sheets (engraved by G. Terry, London).

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Historical maps > Longford
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A map of the county of Longford by William Edgeworth (1813); 4 sheets (published by W. Faden, London, 1814).

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A map of the county of Longford by William Edgeworth (1813); 4 sheets (published by W. Faden, London, 1814).

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A map of the county of Longford by William Edgeworth (1813); 4 sheets (published by W. Faden, London, 1814).

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A map of the county of Longford by William Edgeworth (1813); 4 sheets (published by W. Faden, London, 1814).

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Historical maps > Roscommon
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A map of the county of Roscommon, the northern part by William Edgeworth [and] the southern part by Richard Griffith (1817); 2 sheets (engraved by Joseph Cross, London).

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A map of the county of Roscommon, the northern part by William Edgeworth [and] the southern part by Richard Griffith (1817); 2 sheets (engraved by Joseph Cross, London).

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Historical maps > Boundaries
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Boundaries of Administrative Counties, Co. Boroughs, Urban & Dispensary Districts & District Electoral Divisions; north-east sheet (Dublin 1962; 1st. published by the Ordnance Survey, 1935; partly revised 1961).

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Boundaries of Administrative Counties, Co. Boroughs, Urban & Dispensary Districts & District Electoral Divisions; north-west sheet (Dublin 1962; 1st. published by the Ordnance Survey, 1935; revised 1961).

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Boundaries of Administrative Counties, Co. Boroughs, Urban & Dispensary Districts & District Electoral Divisions; south-east sheet (Dublin 1962; 1st. published by the Ordnance Survey, 1935; revised 1961).

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Boundaries of Administrative Counties, Co. Boroughs, Urban & Dispensary Districts & District Electoral Divisions; south-west sheet (Dublin 1962; 1st. published by the Ordnance Survey, 1935; revised 1961).

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Publications
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IHTA, no.11, Dublin, part I, to 1610 (2002) by H.B. Clarke pp 1-11, 33-36

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An introduction to placenames by Liam Mac Mathúna, published 1990. © Liam Mac Mathúna

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IHTA, no.19, Dublin, part II, 1610 to 1756 (2008) by Colm Lennon pp 1-9, 38-40

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IHTA, no. 20, Tuam (2009) by J.A. Claffey, pp 1-9, 18-20

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© Government of Ireland 2007

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Dónall Mac Giolla Easpaig ©
Published in A New View of the Irish Language, (2008) Nic Pháidín, C. & Ó Cearnaigh, S., eds. Cois Life, pp 164-177

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Pádraig Ó Cearbhaill (assisted by Sara Ní Chonchúir) ©
Published in Logainmneacha agus Sráidainmneacha Bhaile Átha Cliath Theas, (2008) Comhairle Contae Átha Cliath Theas

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Pádraig Ó Cearbhaill (assisted by Sara Ní Chonchúir) ©
Published in Logainmneacha agus Sráidainmneacha Bhaile Átha Cliath Theas, (2008) Comhairle Contae Átha Cliath Theas

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Pádraig Ó Cearbhaill ©
Published in Changing Names: The dynamic world of Irish placenames and their meanings, (2005) d’Auria, L. & O’Flaherty, E., eds. Coiste Logainmneacha an Chláir, lch 53-74

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Pádraig Ó Cearbhaill © (lecture)
Merriman Summer School, 2003

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© Government of Ireland

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Dónall Mac Giolla Easpaig
Published in Geographical Names as a Part of the Cultural Heritage, (2009) Wiener Schriften zur Geographie und Kartographie, vol. 18, pp. 79-85

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© Copyright Dublin City Council

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© Copyright Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

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© Copyright Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

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© Copyright South Dublin County Council

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© Copyright South Dublin County Council

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Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate, market, and post towns, parishes and villages, 2 volumes. (S. Lewis & Co., London, 1837). PDF containing the main text of volumes I and II.

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Art Ó Maolfabhail
Published in Logainmneacha na hÉireann I: Contae Luimnigh, (1990)

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An Cumann Logainmneacha. 1975.
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Pádraig Ó Cearbhaill © (lecture)
Back to our past, RDS, Dublin, 2013

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© Copyright the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government

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© Copyright the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government

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Diagrams
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© Government of Ireland

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© Government of Ireland

This section of logainm.ie provides informational material on specific placenames. Logainm.ie is grateful to those individuals and organizations who supplied the materials. We will welcome additional material (essays, photographs and other), please contact us at logainm@dcu.ie to discuss the possibilities.