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Tag - Co. Kildare

A look at Kildare in the 1840s

KILDARE, a market and post town, a parish, and the seat of a diocese, in the union of NAAS, partly in the barony of CONNELL, but chiefly in that of EAST OPHALY, county of KILDARE, and province of LEINSTER, 9 1/4 miles (W.S.W) from Naas, and 25 miles (W.S.W.) from Dublin, on the coach-road to Limerick; containing 2654 inhabitants, of whom 1629 are in the town. This...

Co. Kildare – Lewis – A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1849)

KILDARE (County of), and inland county of the province of LEINSTER, bounded on the east by the counties of Dublin and Wicklow, on the north by Meath, on the west by the King’s and Queen’s counties, and on the south by Carlow. It extends from 52° 51′ to 53° 26′ (N. Lat.), and from 6° 30’ to 7° 12′ (W. Lon.); and comprises an area of...