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little mrs sunshine Posts: 5523
Can't make my minnd up on names and looking for inspiration. All the lists on web annd in books are the same run of the mill names. I have a few I like but can't decide.
SookieStackhouse Posts: 3135
Just quickly off the top of my head, my nephew is called Tiernan. Had never heard this as a first name before. (ok its prob really common!) But my SIL always got loads of compliments for it. Turlough or Doireann. Can't think of any more right now, busy cleaning up after dinner!
Bazinga T McBinkers Posts: 4718
For a girl Nárbflaith For a Boy Ultan
DaisyB Posts: 1708
Senan, Setanta for boys.. Shiofra, Caoilfinn pronounced kaylin...for girls
Emme Posts: 4735
On the radio the other day I heard the name 'Ceola'. He brothers name was mentioned too and it was an irish name so I'm assuming (big assumption!) that it's an Irish name too. Think it's beautiful anyway.
candypants Posts: 8575
I was gonna sat Senan too. Sadhbh for a girl.
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Ilovetoast Posts: 2267
Blathnaid for a girl (it means flower). Saoirse (feedom) Gráinne (Grace) Oísin for a boy.
Buzzo Posts: 1055
There was a girl in my class called Dubhain (little dark one). I really like that. I might be missing a fada from the a...
Ilovetoast Posts: 2267
Found this site http://www.namenerds.com/irish/meaning5.html
pigeonwife Posts: 3789
I have this - has loads of really unusual ones - definitely worth the money if you want an unusual Irish name. [img:2acsrsnk]http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41RUq%2BYsZlL._SL500_AA300_.jpg[/img:2acsrsnk] http://www.amazon.co.uk/Collins-Gem-Iri ... 0007176171
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