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Exonyms in Ireland

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Exonyms in Ireland

Explanation of the terms endonym and exonym here External. Return to exonyms summary page here

For technical reasons, all alternative place name versions in the lists below have been labelled as "exonyms", even though it may be a local-language alternative form.

Note: many of the postal code ranges shown below originate from Wikipedia and may not be complete – caution is advised when using them.

Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External

Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

Ireland: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Icelandic:

Postal code EnglishIcelandic For more information about this place:
D01-D18, D20, D22, D24, D6W Dublin → Dyflinn Dublin - Wikipedia External

Ireland: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Italian:

Postal code EnglishItalian For more information about this place:
D01-D18, D20, D22, D24, D6W Dublin → Dublino Dublin - Wikipedia External

Place names may be found in Irish Gaelic, although they will more often be in English. The list below gives corresponding settlement names in English and Irish. The settlements marked with an asterisk in the first list are in An Ghaeltacht, and their Irish names should therefore be used as preference.

Ireland: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Irish:

Postal code EnglishIrish   County For more information about this place:
  Abbeyfeale → Mainistil na Féile   Limerick Abbeyfeale - Wikipedia External
  Abbeyleix → Mainistir Laoise   Laois Abbeyleix - Wikipedia External
  Achill Sound → Gob an Choire * Mayo Achill Sound - Wikipedia External
  Annagry → Anagaire * Donegal Annagry - Wikipedia External
  Ardmore → Aird Mhór   Waterford Ardmore County Waterford - Wikipedia External
  Arklow → An tlnbhear Mór   Wicklow Arklow - Wikipedia External
  Askeaton → Eas Géitine   Limerick Askeaton - Wikipedia External
  Athenry → Baile Átha an Ri   Galway Athenry - Wikipedia External
  Athlone → Átha Luain   Westmeath Athlone - Wikipedia External
  Athy → Baile Átha Í   Kildare Athy - Wikipedia External
  Balbriggan → Baile Brigín   Dublin Balbriggan - Wikipedia External
  Ballaghaderreen → Bealach an Doírín   Roscommon Ballaghaderreen - Wikipedia External
  Ballina → Béal an Átha   Mayo Ballina County Mayo - Wikipedia External
  Ballinasloe → Beal Átha na Sluaighe   Galway Ballinasloe - Wikipedia External
  Ballingeary → Béal Átha an Ghaorthaidh * Cork Ballingeary - Wikipedia External
  Ballinrobe → Baile an Róba   Mayo Ballinrobe - Wikipedia External
  Ballinskelligs → Baile an Sceilg * Kerry Ballinskelligs - Wikipedia External
  Ballydavid → Baile na nGall * Kerry Ballydavid - Wikipedia External
  Ballyferriter → Baile an Fheirtéaraigh * Kerry Ballyferriter - Wikipedia External
  Ballyhaunis → Béal Átha hAmhnais   Mayo Ballyhaunis - Wikipedia External
  Ballymakeera → Baile Mhic Ire   Cork Ballymakeera - Wikipedia External
  Ballymote → Baile an Mhotá   Sligo Ballymote - Wikipedia External
  Ballyshannon → Béal Átha Seanaidh   Donegal Ballyshannon - Wikipedia External
  Ballyvourney → Baile Bhúirne * Cork Ballyvourney - Wikipedia External
  Baltinglass → Bealach Conglais   Wicklow Baltinglass - Wikipedia External
  Bantry → Beanntraí   Cork Bantry - Wikipedia External
  Barna → Bearna * Galway Barna - Wikipedia External
  Belmullet → Béal an Mhuirthead * Mayo Belmullet - Wikipedia External
  Belturbet → Béal Tairbirt   Cavan Belturbet - Wikipedia External
  Binghamstown → An Geata Mór * Mayo Binghamstown - Wikipedia External
  Birr → Biorra   Offaly Birr County Offaly - Wikipedia External
  Blarney → An Bhlarna   Cork Blarney - Wikipedia External
  Borris → An Buiríos   Carlow Borris County Carlow - Wikipedia External
  Boyle → Mainastir na Búille   Roscommon Boyle County Roscommon - Wikipedia External
  Bray → Bré   Wicklow Bray - Wikipedia External
  Bunbeg → An Bun Beag * Donegal Bunbeg - Wikipedia External
  Bunclody → Bun Clóidí   Wexford Bunclody - Wikipedia External
  Buncrana → Bun Chranncha   Donegal Buncrana - Wikipedia External
  Bundoran → Bun Dobhráin   Donegal Bundoran - Wikipedia External
  Burtonport → Ailt an Chorráin * Donegal Burtonport - Wikipedia External
  Cahir → An Chathair   Tipperary Cahir - Wikipedia External
  Cahirsiveen → Cathair Saidhbhín   Kerry Cahersiveen - Wikipedia External
  Callan → Callainn   Kilkenny Callan County Kilkenny - Wikipedia External
  Cappoquin → Ceapach Choinn   Waterford Cappoquin - Wikipedia External
  Carlow → Ceatharlach   Carlow Carlow - Wikipedia External
  Carna → Cárna * Galway Carna County Galway - Wikipedia External
  Carndonagh → Carn Domhnach   Donegal Carndonagh - Wikipedia External
  Carraroe → An Cheathrú Rua * Galway Carraroe - Wikipedia External
  Carrick → An Charraig * Donegal  
  Carrickmacross → Carraig Mhachaire Rois   Monaghan Carrickmacross - Wikipedia External
  Carrigart → Carraig Airt * Donegal Carrigart - Wikipedia External
E25 Cashel → Caiseal   Tipperary Cashel County Tipperary - Wikipedia External
  Castlebar → Caisleán an Bharraigh   Mayo Castlebar - Wikipedia External
  Castlecomer → Caisleán an Chomair   Kilkenny Castlecomer - Wikipedia External
  Castleisland → Oileán Chiarraí   Kerry Castleisland - Wikipedia External
  Castlerea → An Caisleán Riabhach   Roscommon Castlerea - Wikipedia External
  Cavan → An Cabhán   Cavan Cavan - Wikipedia External
  Clara → Clóirtheach   Offaly Clara County Offaly - Wikipedia External
  Claremorris → Clár Chlainne Mhuiris   Mayo Claremorris - Wikipedia External
  Cloghan → An Clochán * Donegal Cloghan County Donegal - Wikipedia External
  Clonakilty → Cloich na Coillte   Cork Clonakilty - Wikipedia External
  Clonbur → An Fhairche * Galway Clonbur - Wikipedia External
  Clones → Cluian Eios   Monaghan Clones - Wikipedia External
  Clonmel → Cluain Meala   Tipperary Clonmel - Wikipedia External
  Cóbh → An Cóbh   Cork Cobh - Wikipedia External
  Coolea → Cúil Aodha * Cork Cúil Aodha - Wikipedia External
  Cong → Conga   Mayo Cong County Mayo - Wikipedia External
T21, T23 Cork → Corcaigh   Cork Cork (city) - Wikipedia External
  Costelloe → Casla * Galway Casla - Wikipedia External
  Crolly → Croithlí * Donegal Crolly - Wikipedia External
  Croom → Cromadh   Limerick Croom County Limerick - Wikipedia External
  Crosmolina → Crois Uí Mhaoilíona   Mayo Crossmolina - Wikipedia External
  Crosshaven → Bun an Tábhairne   Cork Crosshaven - Wikipedia External
  Dingle → An Daingean or Daingean Uí Chúis * Kerry Dingle - Wikipedia External
  Donegal → Dún na nGall   Donegal Donegal - Wikipedia External
  Doochary → An Dúchcharaid * Donegal Doochary - Wikipedia External
  Dooega → Dumha Éige * Mayo Dooega - Wikipedia External
  Downings → Na Dúnaibh * Donegal Downings - Wikipedia External
  Drogheda → Droichead Átha   Louth Drogheda - Wikipedia External
  Dublin → Baile Átha Cliath   Dublin Dublin - Wikipedia External
A91 Dundalk → Dún Dealgan   Louth Dundalk - Wikipedia External
  Dungarvan → Dún Garbhán   Waterford Dungarvan - Wikipedia External
  Dungloe → An Clochán Liath * Donegal Dungloe - Wikipedia External
  Dunleer → Dún Léire   Louth Dunleer - Wikipedia External
  Dunmanway → Dún Mánmhaí   Cork Dunmanway - Wikipedia External
  Dunmore → Dún Mór   Galway Dunmore County Galway - Wikipedia External
  Dunquin → Dún Chaoin * Kerry Dunquin - Wikipedia External
  Edenderry → Éadan Doire   Offaly Edenderry - Wikipedia External
  Ennis → Inis   Clare Ennis - Wikipedia External
  Enniscorthy → Inis Córthaidh   Wexford Enniscorthy - Wikipedia External
  Ennistymon → Inis Díomáin   Clare Ennistymon - Wikipedia External
  Falcarragh → An Fál Carrach * Donegal Falcarragh - Wikipedia External
  Fermoy → Mainistir Fhear Maí   Cork Fermoy - Wikipedia External
  Fethard → Fiodh Ard   Tipperary Fethard County Tipperary - Wikipedia External
  Fintown → Baile na Finne * Donegal Fintown - Wikipedia External
  Foynes → Faing   Limerick Foynes - Wikipedia External
H91 Galway → An Ghaillimh   Galway Galway - Wikipedia External
  Geesala → Gaoth Sáile * Mayo Gweesalia - Wikipedia External
  Glenamoy → Gleann na Muaidhe * Mayo Glenamoy - Wikipedia External
  Glencolumbkille → Gleann Cholm Cille * Donegal Glencolmcille - Wikipedia External
  Glengarriff → An Gleann Garbh   Cork Glengarriff - Wikipedia External
  Glinsk → Glinsce * Galway  
  Gorey → Guaire   Wexford  
  Gort → An Gort   Galway Gort - Wikipedia External
  Gortahork → Gortan Choirce * Donegal Gortahork - Wikipedia External
  Gortmore → An Gort Mór * Galway Gortmore - Wikipedia External
  Gowla → Gabhla * Galway  
  Graiguenamanagh → Gráig na Manach   Kilkenny Graiguenamanagh - Wikipedia External
  Granard → Gránard   Longford Granard - Wikipedia External
A63 Greystones → Na Clocha Liatha   Wickford Greystones - Wikipedia External
  Gweedore → Gaoth Dobhair * Donegal Gweedore - Wikipedia External
  Headford → Áth Cinn   Galway Headford - Wikipedia External
  Hospital → An tOspigéal   Limerick Hospital County Limerick - Wikipedia External
  Inishcrone → Inis Crabhann   Sligo Enniscrone - Wikipedia External
  Inverin → Indreabhán * Galway Inverin - Wikipedia External
  Julianstown → Baile Iúiliáin   Meath Julianstown - Wikipedia External
  Kanturk → Ceann Toirc   Cork Kanturk - Wikipedia External
  Kells → Ceanannus Mór   Meath Kells County Meath - Wikipedia External
  Kilcar → Cill Charthaigh * Donegal Kilcar - Wikipedia External
  Kildare → Cill Dara   Kildare Kildare - Wikipedia External
  Kilkee → Cill Chaoi   Clare Kilkee - Wikipedia External
  Kilkenny → Cill Chainnigh   Kilkenny Kilkenny - Wikipedia External
  Kilkieran → Cill Ciaráin * Galway Kilkieran - Wikipedia External
  Killala → Cill Ala   Mayo Killala - Wikipedia External
  Killaloe → Cill Dalua   Clare Killaloe County Clare - Wikipedia External
  Killarney → Cill Áirne   Kerry Killarney - Wikipedia External
  Killorglin → Cill Orglan   Kerry Killorglin - Wikipedia External
  Killybegs → Na Cealla Beaga   Donegal Killybegs - Wikipedia External
  Kilmallock → Cill Mocheallóg   Limerick Kilmallock - Wikipedia External
  Kilrush → Cill Rois   Clare Kilrush - Wikipedia External
  Kingscourt → Coill an Chollaigh   Cavan Kingscourt - Wikipedia External
  Kinsale → Cionn tSáile   Cork Kinsale - Wikipedia External
  Leenaun → An Líonan   Mayo Leenaun - Wikipedia External
  Letterkenny → Leitir Ceanainn   Donegal Letterkenny - Wikipedia External
  Limerick → Luimneach   Limerick Limerick - Wikipedia External
  Lisdoonvarna → Lios Dúin Bhearna   Clare Lisdoonvarna - Wikipedia External
  Lismore → Lios Mór   Waterford Lismore County Waterford - Wikipedia External
  Listowel → Lios Tuathail   Kerry Listowel - Wikipedia External
  Longford → An Longfort   Longford Longford - Wikipedia External
  Loughrea → Baile Locha Riach   Galway Loughrea - Wikipedia External
  Maum → Mám * Galway Maum - Wikipedia External
  Macroom → Maigh Chromtha   Cork Macroom - Wikipedia External
  Malahide → Mullach Íde   Dublin Malahide - Wikipedia External
  Mallow → Mala   Cork Mallow County Cork - Wikipedia External
  Manorhamilton → Cluainín   Leitrim Manorhamilton - Wikipedia External
  Maynooth → Maigh Nuad   Kildare Maynooth - Wikipedia External
  Millstreet → Sráid an Mhuilinn   Cork Millstreet - Wikipedia External
  Milltown Malbay → Sráid na Cathrach   Clare Milltown Malbay - Wikipedia External
  Mitchelstown → Baile Mhistéala   Cork Mitchelstown - Wikipedia External
N37 Moate → An Móta   Westmeath Moate - Wikipedia External
  Mohill → Maothail   Leitrim Mohill - Wikipedia External
  Monaghan → Muineachán   Monaghan Monaghan - Wikipedia External
  Mountmellick → Móinteach Mílic   Laois Mountmellick - Wikipedia External
  Mountrath → Maighean Rátha   Laois Mountrath - Wikipedia External
  Moycullen → Maigh Cuilinn * Galway Moycullen - Wikipedia External
N91 Mullingar → An Muileann gCearr   Westmeath Mullingar - Wikipedia External
  Naas → An Nás   Kildare Naas - Wikipedia External
  Navan → An Uaimh   Meath Navan - Wikipedia External
  Nenagh → An tAonach   Tipperary Nenagh - Wikipedia External
  Newcastle West → An Caisleán Nua Thiar   Limerick Newcastle West - Wikipedia External
  Newmarket → Áth Trasna   Cork Newmarket County Cork - Wikipedia External
  New Ross → Ros Mhic Thriúin   Wexford New Ross - Wikipedia External
  Oldcastle → An Seanchaisleán   Meath Oldcastle County Meath - Wikipedia External
  Oughterard → Uachtar Ard   Galway Oughterard - Wikipedia External
  Portlaoise → Port Laoise   Laois Port Laoise - Wikipedia External
  Portumna → Port Omna   Galway Portumna - Wikipedia External
  Raphoe → Ráth Bhoth   Donegal Raphoe - Wikipedia External
  Rathdrum → Ráth Droma   Wicklow Rathdrum County Wicklow - Wikipedia External
  Rathkeale → Ráth Caola   Limerick Rathkeale - Wikipedia External
  Ráth Luire → An Ráth   Cork  
  Ramelton → Ráth Mealtain   Donegal Ramelton - Wikipedia External
  Rathnew → Ráth Naoi   Wicklow Rathnew - Wikipedia External
  Reananaree → Re na nDoiri * Cork  
  Recess → Sraith Saileach * Galway Recess County Galway - Wikipedia External
  Ring → An Rinn * Waterford Ring County Waterford - Wikipedia External
  Roscrea → Ros Cré   Tipperary Roscrea - Wikipedia External
  Roscommon → Ros Comáin   Roscommon Roscommon - Wikipedia External
  Rosmuck → Ros Muc * Galway Rosmuc - Wikipedia External
  Rossaveal → Ros an Mhil * Galway Rossaveal - Wikipedia External
  Rosslare → Calafort Ros Láir   Wexford Rosslare Strand - Wikipedia External
  Screeb → Scriob * Galway Screeb - Wikipedia External
  Skerries → Na Sceirí   Dublin Skerries Dublin - Wikipedia External
  Skibbereen → An Sciobairín   Cork Skibbereen - Wikipedia External
  Sligo → Sligeach   Galway Sligo - Wikipedia External
  Swords → Sord   Dublin Swords Dublin - Wikipedia External
  Tarbert → Tairbeart   Kerry Tarbert County Kerry - Wikipedia External
  Templemore → An Teampall Mór   Tipperary Templemore - Wikipedia External
  Thomastown → Baile Mhic Andáin   Kilkenny Thomastown - Wikipedia External
  Thurles → Durlas   Tipperary Thurles - Wikipedia External
  Tipperary → Tiobraid Árann   Tipperary Tipperary - Wikipedia External
  Tralee → Trá Lí   Kerry Tralee - Wikipedia External
  Tramore → Trá Mhór   Waterford Tramore - Wikipedia External
  Trim → Baile Átha Troim   Meath Trim County Meath - Wikipedia External
H54 Tuam → Tuaim   Galway Tuam - Wikipedia External
  Tubbercurry → Tobar an Choire   Sligo Tubbercurry - Wikipedia External
  Tulla → An Tulach   Clare Tulla - Wikipedia External
  Tullamore → Túlach Mhór   Offaly Tullamore - Wikipedia External
  Tullow → An Tulach   Carlow Tullow - Wikipedia External
  Ventry → Ceann Trá * Kerry Ventry - Wikipedia External
X91 Waterford → Port Láirge   Waterford Waterford - Wikipedia External
  Westport → Cathair na Mart   Mayo Westport County Mayo - Wikipedia External
  Wexford → Loch Garman   Wexford Wexford - Wikipedia External
  Wicklow → Cill Mhantáin   Wicklow Wicklow - Wikipedia External
  Youghal → Eochaill   Cork Youghal - Wikipedia External

Ireland: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Portuguese:

Postal code EnglishPortuguese For more information about this place:
D01-D18, D20, D22, D24, D6W Dublin → Dublim Dublin - Wikipedia External

Ireland: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Spanish:

Postal code EnglishSpanish For more information about this place:
D01-D18, D20, D22, D24, D6W Dublin → Dublín Dublin - Wikipedia External

Ireland: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Vietnamese:

Postal code EnglishVietnamese For more information about this place:
D01-D18, D20, D22, D24, D6W Dublin → Đạp Lân Dublin - Wikipedia External

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All information copyright Graham Rhind 2019. Any information used should be acknowledged and referenced.