Leixlip  County Kildare


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Leixlip like this:

Leixlip, town with ry. sta., N. co. Kildare, and par., partly also in co. Dublin - par., 3209 ac., pop. 1394; town, on Royal Canal and river Liffey, 11 miles W. of Dublin, pop. 741; P.O., T.O. There is a famous salmon-leap and waterfall on the Liffey here. The seat of Leixlip Castle is in vicinity.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Leixlip, in and County Kildare | Map and description, A Vision of Ireland through Time.


Date accessed: 25th February 2024

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