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16-05-2008, 22:45   #1
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Strange Irish Place Names

Right looking for the wonderful and weird on Irish place names, I'll kick it off but Im sure these are going to get topped....

Maam, Co. Galway

Moneygold, Co.Sligo

Lettermacaward, Co.Donegal

Kilmucridge, Co.Wexford

and the piece de resistance....

Newtownpothouse, Mallow, Co.Cork

like what were they smoking down there....?!
Is the translation something like Baile Nua Teach na Spliffini?!
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16-05-2008, 22:45   #2
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Bang!

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muff, co. donegal

bastardstown, co. wexford

termonfeckin, co. louth
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Newtownpothouse, Mallow, Co.Cork

like what were they smoking down there....?!
Is the translation something like Baile Nua Teach na Spliffini?!
Thats a funny one, never heard of that place before.

Horse and Jockey in County Tipperary is a strange enough name for a village I think.
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termonfeckin, co. louth
AH FECK ! I knew someone would come up with that one, Im from real near there. It might interest you to know one of the writers of Father Ted is also from the area, might explain the constant use of the word Feck !

I nearly crashed my car once late at night when I bent my neck to have a double take at the Muff road sign upon entering said Muff years back

I remember it was a bit of welcome relief to enter Muff having been pulled over by 6 Brit soldiers with guns pointing at my car in Derry quite late on a Sunday night only an hour previous......
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nobber, co meath

hospital, co limerick

kilbrittian, co cork
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Stillorgan is pretty odd when you think about it.
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There's a place in England called Lunt....... local hooligans keep changing the 'L' to a 'C' on the signs
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There's a place in Kerry called Skull. Nice place too.
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nobber, co meath

hospital, co limerick

kilbrittian, co cork
Coming back at ya with Sallys Gap, Co.Wicklow and Cock Hill, Stamullen, Co.Meath.

If truth be known a mate of mine lives in Cock Hill in Co.Meath which should be quite embarrassing but not as embarrassing as one of her neighbours whose name is Richard Ryder !
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There's a place in Kerry called Skull. Nice place too.
That's in Cork...
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There's a place in England called Lunt....... local hooligans keep changing the 'L' to a 'C' on the signs
Haha try ****ing in Austria for size

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/****ing%2C_Austria
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.. cracks me up every time!
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