List of twin towns and sister cities in the Republic of Ireland

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This is a list of places in Ireland having standing links to local communities in other countries. In most cases, the association, especially when formalised by local government, is known as "town twinning" (though other terms, such as "partner towns" or "sister cities" are sometimes used instead), and while most of the places included are towns, the list also comprises villages, cities, districts, counties, etc. with similar links.

Sign posted at the entrance of Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Ireland, stating that the city is twinned with Holyhead, in Wales.

The list is arranged by province; and then by the county. It forms part of the larger list of twin towns and sister cities.


County Galway[edit]

France Quimperlé, Brittany, France
France Chalonnes-sur-Loire, France
United States Boys Town, Nebraska, United States
United States Morgan Hill, California, United States
France Le Faouët, Brittany, France
Germany Straubing, Germany

Galway City[edit]

Denmark Aalborg, Denmark (1997)
United Kingdom Bradford, England, United Kingdom (1986)
United States Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
United States Chicago, Illinois, United States (1997)
France Lorient, Brittany, France (1978)
United States Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States (2001)
Canada Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (2002)[citation needed]
China Qingdao, Shandong, China (1999)
United States St. Louis, Missouri, United States (1977)
United States Seattle, Washington, United States (1986)
New Zealand Waitakere City, Auckland, New Zealand (2002)

County Leitrim[edit]

France Cesson-Sévigné, Brittany, France
France Plouezec, Brittany, France
France Locquirec, Brittany, France

County Mayo[edit]

United Kingdom Calderdale (metropolitan borough), England, United Kingdom
United States Cleveland, Ohio, United States
France Athis-Mons, Île-de-France, France
Australia Ballina, New South Wales, Australia
United States Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
United States Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Germany Höchstadt, Bavaria, Germany
United States Peekskill, New York, United States
France Auray, Brittany, France
United Kingdom Ballymena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Italy Ancona, Marche, Italy
France Plougastel-Daoulas, Brittany, France
France Guilers, Brittany, France

County Roscommon[edit]

France Chartrettes, Île-de-France, France.
United Kingdom Castle Point (borough), England, United Kingdom (1998)
United States Tucson, Arizona, United States

County Sligo[edit]

Sligo Town (borough)[edit]

France Crozon, Brittany, France
Germany Kempten im Allgäu, Bavaria, Germany (1990)
United States Tallahassee, Florida, United States
United States Everett, Washington, United States


County Carlow[edit]

France Pont-Péan, Brittany, France
United States Tempe, Arizona, United States
United States Davenport, Iowa, United States

County Dublin[edit]

United States Belmar, New Jersey, United States
France Ozoir-la-Ferriere, France

Dublin City[edit]

Spain Barcelona, Spain (1998)[1]
United Kingdom Liverpool, England, United Kingdom (1997)
United States San Jose, California, United States (1986)
United States Emmetsburg, Iowa, United States (1961)
China Beijing, China, (2011)
Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (planned)
United Kingdom Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom
United Kingdom Brent, England, United Kingdom[citation needed]
France École-Valentin, France
France Gourin, Brittany, France
Italy San Mauro Castelverde, Sicily, Italy
United States Canton, Massachusetts, United States
France Guichen, Brittany, France (1994)

County Kildare[edit]

France Deauville, France
United States Lexington, Kentucky, United States
France Bressuire, France
United States Niles, Illinois, United States
France Allaire, Morbihan, Brittany, France
Italy Casalattico, Italy
Germany Dillingen an der Donau, Germany
United States Omaha, Nebraska, United States
United Kingdom St David's, United Kingdom
Germany Bad Lippspringe, Germany
United States Ocala, Florida [1], United States (2008)
France Grandvilliers, Oise France

County Kilkenny[edit]

France Moret-sur-Loing, France

County Laois[edit]

United States Arlington, Massachusetts, United States
France Coulounieix-Chamiers, France (1996)

County Longford[edit]

United States Sparks, Nevada, United States (1976) First twinning of a city in America with Ireland
France Noyal-Châtillon-sur-Seiche, Brittany, France
United States Lanesborough, Massachusetts, United States

County Louth[edit]

France Rezé, Brittany, France (1990)
United States Pikeville, Kentucky, United States (2015)
Italy Bronte, Sicily, Italy

County Meath[edit]

Italy Bobbio, Italy
Italy Broccostella, Italy
Canada Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada
France Étrépagny, France

County Wexford[edit]

France Gimont, France
United Kingdom Oban, Scotland, United Kingdom
United States Hartford, Connecticut, United States
United Kingdom Maesteg, Wales, United Kingdom (1983)
United States Annapolis, Maryland, United States

County Wicklow[edit]

France Châteaudun, France
United Kingdom Bromham, England, United Kingdom
France Bègles, Aquitaine, France
United States Dublin, California, United States
Germany Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany
United Kingdom Holyhead, Wales, United Kingdom
France Spezet, Brittany, France
France Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France


County Clare[edit]

United States Phoenix, Arizona, United States
France Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Italy Pozzoleone, Province of Vicenza, Veneto, Italy
United States South Buffalo, New York, United States
France Plouzane, Brittany, France

County Cork[edit]

France Saclay, France
Germany Mechterstadt, Germany
United States Bandon, Oregon, United States
United States La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
France Pont-l'Abbé, Brittany, France
France Guidel, Brittany, France
France Plouaret, Brittany, France
Brazil Cruzeiro, São Paulo, Brazil
Poland Kolbuszowa, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland
France Ploërmel, Brittany, France
France Ploemeur, Brittany, France
United States Newport, Rhode Island, United States
United Kingdom Mumbles, Wales, United Kingdom
Italy Portofino, Liguria, Italy
United States Tinley Park, Illinois, United States
France Tréguier, Brittany, France
France Bubry, Brittany, France
Italy Marcello, Lombardy, Italy

Cork City[edit]