Tuesday 5 April 2016

Church of Ireland Parish Placenames Project launched

The Church of Ireland launched the Parish Placenames Project on Saturday as part of Carlow's Pan-Celtic Festival.

The new project will see the creation of a bilingual listing of Church of Ireland parishes, and this listing, with an explanation of the Irish terms, will then be incorporated into the Church of Ireland Directory.

The work will be carried out in a staged process, on a diocese by diocese basis. The Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory has been the trial diocese, and the results thus far are now available for consultation and feedback on the Irish Guild of the Church website (see the four pdf documents – Deoise Chaisil, Deoise Fearna and Deoise Osrai, and an Explanatory Note).