100+ Irish Dog Names: Ideas for Fun and Lively Dogs

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Ireland is known for its misty landscapes, plentiful leprechauns, and of course that lilting accent. So why not give your dog a name from this gorgeous island?

Whether you’re looking for something traditional or creative, you should be able to find the perfect name for your pup on this list. Keep reading to find over 100 fun and unusual dog names!

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Female Irish Dog Names

  • Gael
  • Bailey
  • Caoimhe
  • Claire
  • Glenda
  • Anna
  • Ciara
  • Clover
  • Holly
  • Fiona
  • Mary
  • Rosalyn
  • Riley
  • Sybil
  • Orla
  • Kira
  • Maeve
  • Grace
  • Mab
  • O’Hara
  • Molly
  • Reagan
  • Sinead
  • Colleen
  • Cara
  • Shannon
  • Sophie
  • Erin
  • Saoirse
  • Maggie
  • Muriel
  • Roisin
  • Tara
  • Ardeen
  • Aisling
Irish Setter
Irish Setter | Image credit: Mr_Incognito_, Pixabay

Male Irish Dog Names

  • Tierney
  • Leprechaun
  • Declan
  • Jameson
  • Doyle
  • Cormac
  • Seamus
  • Lorcan
  • Paddy
  • Donovan
  • Donnelly
  • Whiskey
  • O’Malley
  • Dermot
  • Connor
  • Gallagher
  • Madigan
  • Liam
  • Dublin
  • Thomas
  • Owen
  • Grady
  • Ronan
  • Finn
  • Killian
  • Kane
  • Finegan
  • Colin
  • Aidan
  • Bran
  • Conan
  • Murphy
  • Darragh
  • James
  • Alastair
  • Fitzgerald
  • Patrick
  • Rogan
Irish Terrier
Irish Terrier | Image credit: congerdesign, Pixabay

Creative Irish Dog Names

  • Felix
  • Shamrock
  • Porter
  • Chance
  • Clover
  • Sage
  • Cabbage
  • Merrow
  • Fern
  • Cork
  • Greenie
  • Wee
  • Rainbow
  • Charm
  • Kelpie
  • Limerick
  • Guinness
  • Selkie
  • Niamh
  • Shandy
  • Forrest
  • Grá
  • Galway
  • Kilkenny
  • Jade
  • Blarney
  • Sláinte
  • Lucky
  • Kiwi
Irish Wolfhound
Irish Wolfhound | Image credit: lutz-p0, Pixabay

Finding the Right Irish Name for Your Dog

Your best friend doesn’t have to be an Irish Setter to have an Irish name. This beautiful island has quite a bit to offer — including a great set of dog names. We hope that our list has helped you find an ideal name for your pup!

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