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Please note: This glossary, which offers an overview of words commonly found in Irish placenames, is based on automated text searches. Although editorial checks have been carried out and are still being carried out on the results, they may not all be correct (you can notify us of errors to logainm@dcu.ie). As well as that, not all placenames have been indexed, and some, particularly minor names and the placenames of Northern Ireland, are not in the database at all. A graph of established placenames by county is available here.

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