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

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Counties

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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

61,179 townlands 24,380 streets 3,482 electoral districts 2,671 minor features 2,565 civil parishes 2,302 population centres 1,928 lakes 1,215 islands and archipelagos 1,005 rocks 995 rivers 800 towns 700 hills 673 sub-townlands 625 mountains and mountain ranges 567 bridges 414 wells 377 houses 369 points, tips 345 baronies 273 ecclesiastical sites 264 monuments 245 creeks 222 man-made features 212 strands 204 bays 200 promontories 186 streams 185 graveyards, cemeteries, burial grounds 173 crossroads 170 features 167 enclosures 159 cliffs 148 castles 148 villages 147 valleys 145 woods 145 fields 117 roads 114 localities 80 passes 73 harbours 60 holes 51 bogs 49 quays, piers, wharves 43 cairns 36 channels, sounds 36 coombs 32 counties 32 waterfalls 32 caves, souterrains 29 hamlets 29 estuaries 27 standing stones 25 fissures 24 fords 22 brows, slopes, hillsides 20 marshes 19 patches of ground 19 hollows 17 footpaths 17 tombs 13 reefs 12 canals 11 sandhills 11 turloughs 50 other geographical units