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St. Bridget’s, Straffan, Co. Kildare

St. Bridget’s Roman Catholic Church,
Straffan,
Co. Kildare,
Ireland.

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland tells us “STRAFFAN, a parish, in the barony of NORTH SALT, county of KILDARE, and province of LEINSTER, 3 miles (S. W.) from Celbridge, on the road to Naas; containing 727 inhabitants.” also “In the R. C. (Roman Catholic) divisions also it forms part of the union or district of Celbridge: the chapel is a neat edifice, situated in the village; connected with it is a Sunday and day school.”

These photographs were taken August, 2014.

Celbridge & Straffan, Roman Catholic Parish website

St. Bridget’s Church, Mount Bolus, Co. Offaly (King’s Co.)

St. Bridget’s Roman Catholic Church,
Parish of Kilcormac & Killoughey (Killoughy)
Mount Bolus,
Co. Offaly (King’s Co.)
Ireland.

Lewis Topographical Dictionary (1837) tells us that Mount Bolus is part of the parish of “KILLAUGHEY, or KILLAGHY, a parish, in the barony of BALLYBOY, KING’S county, and province of LEINSTER, 2 ¾ miles (E.) from Ballyboy, on the road from Tullamore to Roscrea; containing 4019 inhabitants. ” 

Also that “In the Roman Catholic divisions it forms part of the union of Frankford, and has a chapel at Mount Bolus.”

The Church that I photographed is not the one mentioned in Lewis. Photographs were taken during 2013.

Killoughey RC Parish website