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This is a partial or incomplete list of places in countries other than Irelandmarker 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.

In Scotlandmarker (anciently)

The following derive from old poetic names in Scots Gaelic for Ireland.

Also from Ireland/Éire.

In England



In Africa



In Canadamarker



In the United States (by Irish provinces or by counties)

General



Provinces

Note Irish places in more than one county have their U.S. namesakes shown by province except Belfast which is listed in Antrim only.







Counties

Note Irish places in more than one county have their U.S. namesakes shown by province except Belfast which is listed in Antrim only.

































































In Mexico



In Australia

New South Wales



Victoria



Queensland



Western Australia



South Australia



Tasmania



Northern Territory



In Sri Lanka

  • Bray
  • Lake Castlereagh
  • Derry Clare
  • Galways Land National Park
  • Killarney
  • Shannon
  • Vogan


In South America



Elsewhere in the Universe





See also




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