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Printable Ireland Map – Map of Ireland with Counties [PDF]

Do you need a printable Ireland map? Then check out our different versions of a map of Ireland with counties! All of them are available for free as PDF files. You can download and print them as many times as you like.

A county map of Ireland is a great tool to learn about the administrative divisions of the Republic of Ireland. You can use all maps on this page for free for your teaching, learning, professional, and personal purposes.

And we also provide a blank map of Ireland as an additional resource for your collection!

Map of Ireland Counties

The Republic of Ireland is located in the northwestern part of Europe. It has four provinces (Leinster, Munster, Connacht, and Ulster) divided into counties. Our first map shows all of these counties but no cities or towns. The neighboring country of Northern Ireland is included as well.

Map of Ireland Counties

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Download the map in the desired format by clicking one of the links above. Please scroll down further if you need a more detailed map of Ireland. We also have maps with county seats and towns.

How Many Counties are in Ireland?

Ireland has 26 counties, 3 cities, and 2 cities and counties. These include Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Cork City, Donegal, Dublin City, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal, Galway, Galway City, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, South Dublin, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow.

The original Dublin County has been further divided into the local government areas of Dublin City, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal, and South Dublin. The latter three now have country status.

Ireland County Map with Capitals

The three most populated counties (as of 2022) are Dublin City (590,000), Cork (359,000) and Fingal (329,000). The smallest counties by population are Leitrim (35,000), Longford (47,000) and Carlow (62,000).

Our following map shows the original 26 counties and their capitals or county towns.

Ireland County Map with Capitals

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Here is a list of the current Irish counties with their administrative centers:

  • Carlow – Carlow
  • Cavan – Cavan
  • Clare – Ennis
  • Cork – Cork
  • Cork City – Cork
  • Donegal – Lifford
  • Dublin City – Dublin
  • Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown – Dún Laoghaire
  • Fingal – Swords
  • Galway – Galway
  • Galway City – Galway
  • Kerry – Tralee
  • Kildare – Naas
  • Kilkenny – Kilkenny
  • Laois – Portlaoise
  • Leitrim – Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Limerick – Limerick
  • Longford – Longford
  • Louth – Dundalk
  • Mayo – Castlebar
  • Meath – Navan
  • Monaghan – Monaghan
  • Offaly – Tullamore
  • Roscommon – Roscommon
  • Sligo – Sligo
  • South Dublin – Tallaght
  • Tipperary – Clonmel and Nenagh
  • Waterford – Waterford
  • Westmeath – Mullingar
  • Wexford – Wexford
  • Wicklow – Wicklow

Ireland Map with Counties and Towns

Ireland is an island in western Europe surrounded by the North Atlantic Ocean. It consists of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, the latter belonging to the UK. The Irish Sea, the North Channel, the Celtic Sea, and St. George’s Channel separate the “Emerald Isle” from Great Britain.

The major cities in the Republic of Ireland are its capital, Dublin (1.2 million), Cork (221,000), Limerick (94,000), and Galway (84,000). In Northern Ireland, the largest cities are Belfast (639,000) and Londonderry (84,000).

The Republic of Ireland has been a member of the European Union since 1973 (as shown on our EU map labeled) and uses the Euro.

Ireland Map with Counties and Towns

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The map above shows the county boundaries, county towns, and additional smaller towns. It also includes the boundary of Northern Ireland.

Printable Ireland Map

The longest rivers in Ireland are the River Shannon (224 miles or 360 kilometers), the River Barrow (119 mi or 192 km), and the River Suir (114.5 mi or 184 km). The River Shannon is also the longest river in the British Isles.

Ireland has numerous large lakes, which are called loughs. The largest lake in the Republic of Ireland is Lough Corrib in Galway, with an area of 395 km² and a maximum depth of 25 m. The deepest lake is Muckross Lake in Kerry, with a maximum depth of 75 meters (246 ft).

Our following printable Ireland map does not include county borders but shows towns, main roads, railroads, and airports.

Labeled Map of Ireland Printable Ireland Map

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Do you want to use our maps to learn or teach about the geography of Ireland? Then, download a free and printable blank map of Ireland from our site!

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