Celbridge is on the Liffey, 12 miles from Dublin is a fast growing town with a population of around 15,000 people. It has an attractive stretch of angling water.
The name Celbridge is derived from the Irish 'Cill Droicid' meaning 'The Church of the Bridge. Castletown House, Ireland's finest Palladian country house, is an imposing building established in the town in the year 1722. Celbridge will always be remembered as the home of Vanessa, the ill-starred lover of Dean Swift.
The town has a deep historical background ranging from Celbridge Abbey with Johnathan Swift to Castletown House.
It is situated close to the K Club, one of Ireland's premier golf clubs, which is home to the Smurfit European Open.
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