Irish Place Names (Paperback)
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Short Description for Irish Place Names This complete guide to Irish place names, explains the origin and derivation of over 3,000 cities, towns, villages and physical features.
- Published: 01 June 2002
- Format: Paperback 279 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780717133963 ISBN 10: 0717133966
- Sales rank: 332,441
Full description for Irish Place Names
This is the most complete guide to Irish place-names published in modern times. It explains the origin and derivation of the names of over 3,000 cities, towns, villages and physical features. The book is in two parts. The first is a list of root or stem words that form the basis of the most common Irish place-names. The second, related to this list, is an exhaustive gazetteer of all 3,000 locations with accompanying explanations. Other books by Laurence Flanagan Ancient Ireland Favourite Irish Names for Children: top 200 Irish Proverbs.