This town developed beside the British cavalry barracks from 1816 onwards. At the Dominican church is a statue of the Venerable Fr. Peter Higgins OP, who was martyred in 1642. Across the river Liffey from the church grounds is an Anglo-Norman motte and bailey. The county library has good local history and genealogical sections for those interested in tracing their ancestors from Co. Kildare. It is located bythe Liffey where there is a park and river walk.
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Newbridge, Co. Kildare is served by Newbridge Train Station.
Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland