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The Placenames Branch will be unable to respond to queries until further notice due to office relocation .

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

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Counties

Browse the database by county:

Dún na nGall/Donegal Doire/Derry Aontroim/Antrim Tír Eoghain/Tyrone An Dún/Down Ard Mhacha/Armagh Fear Manach/Fermanagh Muineachán/Monaghan An Cabhán/Cavan Liatroim/Leitrim Sligeach/Sligo Ros Comáin/Roscommon An Longfort/Longford An Mhí/Meath An Iarmhí/Westmeath Lú/Louth Baile Átha Cliath/Dublin Uíbh Fhailí/Offaly Cill Dara/Kildare Laois/Laois Cill Mhantáin/Wicklow Ceatharlach/Carlow Loch Garman/Wexford Cill Chainnigh/Kilkenny Tiobraid Árann/Tipperary Port Láirge/Waterford Maigh Eo/Mayo Gaillimh/Galway An Clár/Clare Luimneach/Limerick Ciarraí/Kerry Corcaigh/Cork Select a county on the map

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

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Current database contents

61,185 townlands 24,361 streets 3,484 electoral districts 2,677 minor features 2,565 civil parishes 2,302 population centres 1,920 lakes 1,211 islands and archipelagos 1,002 rocks 993 rivers 801 towns 698 hills 622 sub-townlands 620 mountains and mountain ranges 560 bridges 413 wells 376 houses 369 points, tips 345 baronies 272 ecclesiastical sites 264 monuments 245 creeks 224 man-made features 212 strands 203 bays 200 promontories 185 graveyards, cemetaries, burial grounds 181 streams 173 crossroads 171 features 163 enclosures 156 cliffs 148 castles 147 villages 144 woods 144 valleys 141 fields 116 roads 113 localities 78 passes 73 harbours 59 holes 49 bogs 48 quays, piers, wharves 43 cairns 35 channels, sounds 34 coombs 32 counties 32 waterfalls 32 caves, souterrains 29 hamlets 29 estuaries 27 standing stones 22 fords 20 fissures 20 brows, slopes, hillsides 19 hollows 18 marshes 17 footpaths 17 patches of ground 17 tombs 13 reefs 12 canals 11 sandhills 11 turloughs 48 other geographical units