You may know the song 'The Valley of Sleivenamon' but what does the name mean? And what about Tobercurry, is it anything to do with spicy food?
Place names beginning with Kil- are among the most common in Ireland, but it can take a bit of detective work to find out what the Kil means.
A guide to figuring out the meaning of place names that begin with the letter A or B, from Abbeyfeale and Ardagh to Ballybunion and Bunratty.
The origin and meaning of place names in Ireland can be tricky to decipher, but they are a vivid reminder of our varied past, with names of Gaelic, …