Ireland has four provinces:
Leinster: East part of the island including counties Carlow, Dublin, Wexford, Wicklow, Louth, Kildare, Meath, Westmeath, Kilkenny, Laois, Offaly, Longford.
Munster: South part of the island including counties Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, Waterford.
Connacht: West part of the island including counties Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo.
Ulster: North part of the island including counties Cavan, Donegal and Monaghan in the Republic of Ireland and counties Antrim, Armagh, Down, Derry, Fermanagh, Tyrone.
Use the menu on the right, to read more about each county.
To M. J. You should ask the Americans, they made the inversion.
there is a book written long time ago about the Churchill family and I can not remember the county in the book It was called the Churchills of something county
In North America a county is known as (name-of-county) county, whereas in Ireland such is named county (name-of-county.) Why this inversion?