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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

61,186 townlands 24,353 streets 3,484 electoral districts 3,099 minor features 2,565 civil parishes 2,301 population centres 1,917 lakes 1,216 islands and archipelagos 986 rivers 983 rocks 802 towns 691 hills 614 mountains and mountain ranges 610 sub-townlands 555 bridges 371 houses 345 baronies 329 wells 264 monuments 254 ecclesiastical sites 254 points, tips 220 man-made features 208 strands 202 bays 202 promontories 177 streams 175 graveyards, cemetaries, burial grounds 173 crossroads 172 features 171 creeks 157 enclosures 148 castles 148 villages 144 fields 142 valleys 134 woods 116 roads 114 cliffs 113 localities 80 passes 73 harbours 48 quays, piers, wharves 46 bogs 43 cairns 36 holes 35 channels, sounds 32 coombs 32 counties 32 waterfalls 29 hamlets 29 estuaries 25 standing stones 25 caves, souterrains 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 45 other geographical units