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

United States

Places named after Irish provinces

Placenames by Irish province

Placenames by Irish county



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

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:



Clifden, Cape Town

South America

The Caribbean

  • Cork Hill, Montserrat
  • Kinsale, Montserrat

Beyond Earth

See also

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