at Ryeview is
unique and features a residents
lounge and modern facilities in all rooms such as tea and
coffee making facilities, TV., en suite bathrooms, hairdryers,
direct dial telephones and broadband internet facilities.
also offer secure private parking within walking distance of nightly entertainment and fine restaurants.
have balcony views over looking our large garden with walkways and
panoramic views of the surrounding area, we also have a heated outdoor
+353 (0) 1 624 5615
The village of
Leixlip was founded by the Danes, who settled here after their
victory at the Battle of Confey in 915 A.D.
The name comes from Lax-hlaup (Salmon Leap) which Giraldus
Cambrensis and other historians latinised into Saltus Salmonies.
This was abbreviated to Saltus in legal documents, and survives in
the local baronies of North Salt and South Salt.
The Church, which has a medieval West Tower, was built at the
confluence of the River Liffey and the Rye Water, which here forms
the historic boundary of the kingdoms of Leinster and Brega.
The castle overlooks it from its strategic position on a high rock.
One of the Castles of the Pale, it was built by Adam de Hereford
soon after the Norman's under Strongbow invaded Ireland in 1172.
It is said that Prince John Stayed here when governing Ireland in
the name of his father, Henry 11.
is the home of Guinness, Intel, Hewlett Packard and famous for salmon
fishing. 17 kms from Dublin on the main route to the west of Ireland.