City Status in Ireland

City Status In Ireland

Administrative city in the Republic of Ireland
Ceremonial city in the Republic of Ireland
Former city

In the island of Ireland, the term city has somewhat differing meanings in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Historically, city status in the United Kingdom, and before that in the Kingdom of Ireland, was a ceremonial designation. It carried more prestige than the alternative municipal titles "borough", "town" and "township", but gave no extra legal powers. This remains the case in Northern Ireland, which is still part of the United Kingdom. In the Republic of Ireland, "city" has an additional designation in local government.

Read more about City Status In Ireland:  History Up To 1920, Republic of Ireland, List

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