The Placenames Commission

An Coimisiún Logainmneacha, which was established in 1946, advises on research into the Placenames of Ireland,


Sources of Information on Placenames of Ireland

The Placenames Branch

The primary function of the Placenames Branch in the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is to undertake research in order to establish the correct Irish language forms of the Placenames of Ireland and to publish them for official use. The results of the research of the Branch are published in the Liostaí Logainmneacha Series. The Head of the Branch is Secretary of the Placenames Commission (see below).

The Placenames Branch

Tel: 01 6473000,