Home and Away: Exploiting the Corpus of Northern Ireland Placenames for Cultural Tourism

Professor Mícheál Ó Mainnín (QUB) The Northern Ireland Place-Name Project is engaged in research on the history of over 30,000 local place-names. These names, of varying linguistic origin (primarily Irish, English and Scots), give Ulster place-names their distinct character. Furthermore, emigrants to the New World brought their names with them: e.g. Derry and Londonderry in … Read more