About the project

Logainm is a research project of the Gaois research group, Fiontar & Scoil na Gaeilge (DCU) and Dr Brian Ó Raghallaigh is the project Principal Investigator. The project's main objectives are (1) to provide state-of-the-art technology to facilitate the research of the Placenames Branch (Government of Ireland) and (2) to disseminate the State's toponymic data via logainm.ie.

The project is funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, with support from the National Lottery. The project was started in 2007 and the first version of the public website was launched in 2008. The current version of the website was launched in 2022. www.logainm.ie won the European Language Label in 2010 and was category winner at the Irish eGovernment Awards 2011 & 2016.