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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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Current database contents

61,185 townlands 24,353 streets 3,484 electoral districts 3,098 minor features 2,565 civil parishes 2,301 population centres 1,911 lakes 1,213 islands and archipelagos 986 rivers 980 rocks 802 towns 687 hills 614 mountains and mountain ranges 604 sub-townlands 554 bridges 370 houses 345 baronies 328 wells 264 monuments 253 ecclesiastical sites 246 points, tips 219 man-made features 207 strands 201 promontories 200 bays 177 streams 175 graveyards, cemetaries, burial grounds 173 crossroads 172 features 171 creeks 157 enclosures 148 castles 148 villages 143 fields 142 valleys 131 woods 115 roads 114 cliffs 113 localities 80 passes 73 harbours 47 quays, piers, wharves 45 bogs 43 cairns 36 holes 35 channels, sounds 32 coombs 32 counties 32 waterfalls 29 estuaries 28 hamlets 25 caves, souterrains 24 standing stones 18 brows, slopes, hillsides 18 marshes 17 fords 17 tombs 16 footpaths 16 fissures 16 hollows 15 patches of ground 13 reefs 12 canals 11 sandhills 11 turloughs 44 other geographical units