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List of Irish place names in other countries

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List of Irish place names in other countries

This is a partial or incomplete list of places in countries other than Ireland named after places in Ireland.

Massive emigration, often called the Irish diaspora, from Ireland in the 19th and 20th centuries resulted in many towns and regions being named or renamed after places in Ireland.

It might be noted that the following place names sometimes share strong ties with the original place name.


  • Common placenames in multiple countries 1
  • In the United States 2
    • Places named after Irish provinces 2.1
    • Placenames by Irish county 2.2
  • In Canada 3
  • In Australasia 4
  • In Great Britain 5
  • In Africa 6
  • In South America 7
  • In The Caribbean 8
  • Beyond Earth 9
  • See also 10

Common placenames in multiple countries

In the United States

Places named after Irish provinces

Placenames by Irish county

In Canada

In Australasia

New South Wales
Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
Papua New Guinea

In Great Britain


The following come from the Scottish Gaelic Èireann meaning "Ireland":

The following come from Fódla, Banbha and Eilg, which are poetic names for Ireland:


In Africa

In South America

In The Caribbean

Beyond Earth

See also

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