Video histories of popular Irish names

Our articles on the stories behind Irish names have proved so popular that we’ve turned some of them into videos featuring music and wonderful graphics.

Click on the images below to see read our articles and see the videos.

Don’t worry if your name isn’t there yet. We’re adding more just as quickly as we can.

If your name isn’t here, check out our main Irish names page – it may have an article featuring your name. Lots more being added all the time.






























Irish Names

Video histories of popular Irish names

Irish Names

Brilliant video explains the origins and pronunciations of gender-neutral Irish names

Saoirse Ronan has written a song to help us pronounce her name