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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

Straffan Church of Ireland, Co. Kildare

Church of Ireland,
Straffan,
Co. Kildare,
Ireland.

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837) 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. ” and makes no mention of a Church of Ireland in Straffan.

These photographs were taken June 2014.

Parish of Celbridge & Straffan with Newcastle-Lyons