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A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland

The Placenames Branch

Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate, market, and post towns, parishes and villages, 2 volumes. (S. Lewis & Co., London, 1837). PDF containing the main text of volumes I and II.

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Provided by The Placenames Branch

The primary function of the Placenames Branch in the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is to undertake research in order to establish the correct Irish language forms of the placenames of Ireland and to publish them for official use.