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The origin and history of Irish names of places

by P. W. Joyce

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Published by M.H. Gill, Whittaker, Simpkin, Marshall, J. Menzies in Dublin, London, Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Ireland.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby P.W. Joyce.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19372552M

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Joyce, P.W. (Patrick Weston), Origin and history of Irish names of places. London: Longmans, Green ; Dublin. The book was called Post-Sheanchas and it gave the Irish language form of the names of the Post Offices in Ireland. Around the same time Dublin Corporation began erecting bilingual street nameplates. In An Coimisiún Logainmneacha was established.

    Irish Names. This page provides lists of some of the more popular Irish names, past and present, with their origins and meanings, as well as being a guide to finding information on many s of other forenames and surnames of Ireland.   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK The origin and history of Irish names of places Item Preview remove-circle The origin and history of Irish names of places by Joyce, P. W. (Patrick Weston), .

    The vast majority of placenames in Ireland are anglicisations of Irish language names; that is, adaptations of the Irish names to English phonology and spelling. However, some names come directly from the English language, and a handful come from Old Norse and study of placenames in Ireland unveils features of the country's history and geography, and the development of the Irish. Irish Clan Names (+) NOTE: For convenience sake this online version has converted the old Irish letters used in the original text to the roman alphabet, and exchanged the lenited or dotted consonants to their equivalents in the latter, e.g. the lenited (or aspirated) dotted "c" has been altered to "ch", and the dotted "g" to "gh", etc.


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The origin and history of Irish names of places by Joyce, P. (Patrick Weston), Pages: In a word, this is the landmark work on Irish place names and a boon to genealogists. In Volumes I and II Mr. Joyce set about classifying the circumstances that gave origin to Irish place names, to explain the phonetic laws under which these names were anglicized, and to illustrate those patterns by bringing in as many examples as possible.

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National Emergency The origin and history of Irish names of places by Joyce, P. (Patrick Weston), Publication date Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike UK: Scotland TopicsPages:   The sources of this name are disputed: The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places II claims that in its earliest form, Limerick means “a bare or barren spot of land”.

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From Library Journal. This ready-reference tool is a short and inexpensive guide to the history and meaning of first, family, and place names and very similar to Coghlan's Irish First Names (Johnston & Bacon, ).

It also contains a brief chronology of Irish history, Irish root words, and a pronunciation guide/5(6). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Joyce, P.W. (Patrick Weston), Origin and history of Irish names of places. Baltimore, Md.: Clearfield Co., The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places.

First Series & Second Series. Dublin: McGlashan, Fourth Edition. Pp, (1) xviii, ; (2) Two volumes. Green cloth, title in gilt on spines, blind embosses design on covers, with gilt symbol on front covers. Covers lightly worn, ownership name to title pages vol (1), a good set.

Scarce. The origin and history of Irish names of places by W. Joyce, He produced many works on the history and culture of Ireland.

His most enduring work is the pioneering The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places (3 volumes, ). Other books include: Irish Local Names Explained () / Ancient Irish music (), with piano.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Joyce, P.W. (Patrick Weston), Origin and history of Irish names of places. London ; New York: Longmans, Green. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Joyce, P.W.

(Patrick Weston), Origin and history of Irish names of places. Dublin: M.H. Gill. Placenames In Ireland, loyalty to a place of origin is unusually strong. The history of that loyalty goes back thousands of years, as reflected in the vast collection of traditional place-name lore, dinnseanchas, stories explaining how townlands and parishes got their names.

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