Irish Submitted Place Names

Irish names are used on the island of Ireland as well as elsewhere in the Western World as a result of the Irish diaspora. See also about Irish names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ASHGABAT   (Settlement)   English, Yoruba, Scots, Occitan, Malay, Swahili, Irish, Indonesian, Welsh, Shona
Means "city of love", "city of devotion" from Persian عشق‌آباد (ešq-âbâd), a combination of Persian عشق ('ešq) meaning "love" and آباد (âbâd) "city". This is the name of the capital city of Turkmenistan.
ATHENRY   (Settlement)   Irish
Athenry (Baile Áth an Rí) meaning "Town of the Ford of the King" is a town in County Galway, Ireland, which lies 25 kilometres east of Galway city.
CLADDAGH   (Settlement)   Irish, English
The name of an ancient village in Ireland, where the tradition of the Claddagh ring developed.
KILDARE   (Region)   Irish, English
From Irish Cill Dara meaning "church of the oak".
LIFFEY   (River)   Irish
The River Liffey runs through the city of Dublin in the Republic of Ireland. In poetry and mythology, the river is called Abhainn An Life, which is occasionally anglicized as 'Anna Liffey'
MOURNE   (Mountain)   Irish
Both the name of a mountain range and a river in Northern Ireland, meaning "misty fists" from Irish múig "smoke, gloom" and dorn "fist".
NAVAN   (Other)   Irish
Irish place name meaning "the cave" (?)
PANAMA   (Country)   English, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, German, Irish, Italian, Latin, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
The name of the Country in Central America. Panama is a country on the isthmus linking Central and South America. The Panama Canal, a famous feat of human engineering, cuts through its center, linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to create an essential shipping route... [more]
WATERFORD   (Settlement)   Irish
A city in Southern Ireland. Its name derives from Old Norse veðra, 'ram' (Swedish vädur, 'ram', See Wetherby) and fjord, 'fjord'.
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