Our aim is to connect all people with a link to Saggart. You may live here, have visited here or maybe are tracing ancestors who left long ago. In any case, we’re sure to have lots to share and are delighted to welcome you.
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have already used so others may further your search.
Please be patient - as our programme has only begun to rollout across
the island of Ireland and volunteers in some areas may not yet be
Welcome To Saggart.
You are very welcome to the Ireland Reaching Out parish of Saggart.
Saggart is a suburban village in South Dublin, Ireland, south west of Dublin city. It lies between the N7 (Naas Road), Rathcoole, and Tallaght.
A monk called Mosacra founded a settlement on the site of the village in the 7th century. The name Saggart derives from Teach Sacra which means 'house of Sacra' in Irish.
Saggart lies at the northern end of a mountain valley, the Slade of Saggart with Brittas at the other side. The River Camac flows through this valley, passing around the village on the way to meet the River Liffey by Heuston Station
Dedicated in 1849, the Roman Catholic Church is named after "The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary".The current Parish Priest is Rev. Enda Cunningham. The Parish boundaries include the areas of Rathcoole and Brittas and works in conjunction with the neighbouring Parish of St. Finian's, Newcastle.
Saggart is a heritage village, and home to the Citywest Hotel, which hosts many annual events including the Irish Masters, award ceremonies, and political ard fheiseanna. The Citywest business park is located just to the north of Saggart village and is home to many major businesses, and to a Dublin City University facility.
Saggart Parish Church
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Ba mhaith loim ta go maith ar do thuras na fionnachtana , I wish you well on your journey of discovery.