Sallins is a small town in Kildare just a few miles from the larger towns of Naas and Newbridge. The name Sallins is the anglicised name of Na Solláin which means “The Willows”. It is home to a very unusal “Tin Church” which was built in 19824 as a temporary structure, the Helpful Engineer blog has a wonderful informative description of this church.
Things to see and do in Sallins
- Visit Bodenstown Graveyard, the burial place of Theobald Wolfe Tone, one of the leaders of the 1798 rebellion
How to get to Bodenstown Graveyard from Sallins
- Enjoy the canal with a walk to the Leinster Aquaduct where the Grand Canal flows over the River Liffey
- Take a relaxing cruise along the canal with Bargetrip.ie.
Places to eat
Lock 13 Gastro Pub
Tel: 00 353 45 850 500
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How to get to Sallins