Roman Catholic church, Straide
|Elevation||20 m (70 ft)|
|Time zone||WET (UTC+0)|
|• Summer (DST)||IST (WEST) (UTC-1)|
|Irish Grid Reference||M255969|
Straide (Irish: An tSráid), or Strade, is a village in County Mayo, Ireland. It is located on the N58 national secondary road between Foxford and Castlebar. The name Strade is an anglicisation of the Irish words an tsráid, meaning the street.
Straide Abbey has some interesting carved reliefs on its ruined walls.
A museum in the village records the story of Michael Davitt who was born in Strade, and how he and Charles Stewart Parnell formed the Land League at the end of the nineteenth century to abolish landlordism in Ireland and enable tenant farmers to own the land on which they worked.
|Pictures of Strade Friary, and Michael Davitt|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Strade.|
- "Census 2006 – Volume 1 – Population Classified by Area" (PDF). Central Statistics Office Census 2006 Reports. Central Statistics Office Ireland. April 2007. Retrieved 2011-11-07.
- "An tSráid / Strade". Government of Ireland. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
- "Michael Davitt Museum". Museums & Archive. The Heritage Council. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
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