Irish Placenames Database for Irish Translators

Looking for the Irish Translation for a place in Ireland?

If you’re looking to get the official Irish translation of a placename the best resource to use is

The Placenames Database of Ireland was created by Fiontar & Scoil na Gaeilge in collaboration with The Placenames Branch (Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht).

It contains over 100,000 entries covering every town and village in Ireland. This is the official government database for all names.It also gives details of other Irish term databases as well such as


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