Viking Placenames in Ireland

Most of the Viking placenames in Ireland are on the east or south coasts. This is because the Vikings came from the east and sailed down through the Irish Sea and along the south coast. They established ports and towns along these coasts.

bulletThe Skellig Islands off the coast of Kerry.
bulletWicklow on the east coast of Ireland.
bulletHowth on the north side of Dublin Bay.
bulletDalkey on the south side of Dublin, on the coast.
bulletLeixlip on the river Liffey, west of Dublin.
bulletLambay a small island off the coast of Dublin.
bulletThe Saltee Islands, on the south coast of Wexford.
bulletSmerwick at the Dingle peninsula in west Kerry.
bulletDursey Island off the coast of Cork.Strangford on the north/east coast near Belfast .
bulletCarlingford on the Irish Sea north of Dun dalk.
bulletWexford at the south/east corner of Ireland.
bulletWaterford on the south coast of Ireland.

More about Viking placenames elsewhere:

Byplan over Jorvik
Eboracum - Eoforwic - Jorvik - York
Eboracum - Eoforwic - Jorvik -York
England and The Danelaw
Hvor var Vinland?
Norrøne familienavn i Normandie og Yorkshire
Norrøne landskapsnavn i Danelagen
Norrøne stedsnavn i England
Norrøne stedsnavn i Russland
Place-names in The Danelaw
Scandinavian-named settlements around Jorvik
Scandinavian-named settlements around Jorvik
Skandinaviske stedsnavn i i Jorvik (York) - regionen
Stedsnavn i Danelagen
Stedsnavn med et norrønt personnavn som en del av navnet
The Viking Network: England og Danelagen
The Vikings in Normandy: Density of Scandinavian place names
The Vikings in Normandy: Place names derived from the Old Norse words for landscape features and other descriptions
The Vikings in Normandy: Place names, based on a Scandinavian personal name element
Viking Clothes
Viking place names and language in England
Viking Placenames
Viking Placenames in Ireland
Viking Placenames in Orkney
Viking Placenames in Russia
Vikingenes klær
Vikingtiden i Wales


- 14. august 2004 -