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Wicklow, county, Republic of Ireland

(Encyclopedia)Wicklow wĭkˈlō [key], county (1991 pop. 97,265), 782 sq mi (2,025 sq km), E Republic of Ireland. The county seat is Wicklow. The Wicklow Mts. and their foothills occupy almost the entire area of th...

Wicklow, town, Republic of Ireland

(Encyclopedia)Wicklow, town (1991 pop. 6,215), seat of Co. Wicklow, E Republic of Ireland, on the Irish Sea. It is a seaport and market for an area of potato growing and livestock raising. Chemicals, fertilizers, a...

Dublin, county, Republic of Ireland

(Encyclopedia)Dublin, county, 327 sq mi (847 sq km), E central Republic of Ireland, on the Irish Sea. The region is dominated by Dublin, which is ...

Kilkenny, county, Republic of Ireland

(Encyclopedia)Kilkenny kĭlkĕnˈē [key], Gaelic Cill Chainnigh, county (1991 pop. 73,635), 796 sq mi (2,062 sq km), S Republic of Ireland. The county seat is Kilkenny. The region is mainly a rolling plain, part o...

Limerick, county, Republic of Ireland

(Encyclopedia)Limerick lĭmˈərĭk [key], county (1991 pop. 161,956), 1,037 sq mi (2,686 sq km), SW Republic of Ireland. Limerick is the county seat. The region is an agricultural plain lying S of the Shannon estu...

Longford, county, Republic of Ireland

(Encyclopedia)Longford, county (1991 pop. 30,296), 403 sq mi (1,044 sq km), N central Republic of Ireland. The county seat is Longford. A part of the central plain of Ireland, it has level land with numerous small ...

Louth, county, Republic of Ireland

(Encyclopedia)Louth louᵺ [key], county (1991 pop. 90,724), 317 sq mi (821 sq km), NE Republic of Ireland. The county seat is Dundalk. The region borders the Irish Sea from the mouth of the Boyne River to Carlingf...

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