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This list includes places which have a legally-recognised claim to the title "city" in the Ireland.

Name Gained
status
Method of granting Jurisdiction granting Present
jurisdiction
Dublin 1172 royal charter Lordship of Ireland Republic of Ireland
Cork 1185 Cork City Council royal charter Lordship of Ireland Republic of Ireland
Limerick 1199 royal charter Lordship of Ireland Republic of Ireland
Waterford 1206 royal charter Lordship of Ireland Republic of Ireland
Kilkenny 1383 royal charter Lordship of Ireland Republic of Ireland
Derry (Officially Londonderry) 1604 royal charter Kingdom of Ireland Northern Ireland
Belfast 1888 letters patent United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Northern Ireland
Galway 1985 Act of the Oireachtas Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland
Armagh 1994 letters patent United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Northern Ireland
Newry 2002 letters patent United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Northern Ireland
Lisburn 2002 letters patent United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Northern Ireland