14 Ancient Names of Ireland

Ancient Names for Ireland

A list of the ancient names for Ireland taken from Geoffrey Keating’s “General History of Ireland”.

โ€œThe first name which was given to Ireland was ‘Inis na bhfiodhbhadh,’ …

The second name was ‘Crioch na bhfuineadhach,’ …

The third name was โ€˜Inis Ealga,’ …

The fourth name was ร‰ire, …

The fifth name was Fรณdhla, …

The sixth name was Banbha, …

The seventh name was Inis Fรกil; ..

The eighth name was Muicinis; …

The ninth name was Scotia; …

The tenth name was Hibernia; …

The eleventh name was Iuernia, …

The twelfth name was Irin, according to Diodorus Siculus …

The thirteenth name was Irlanda; …

The fourteenth name was Ogygia, ..,

– Geoffrey Keating, General History of Ireland, c.1632.
 
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