Crochta na Gréine
Old graveyard in Suncroft
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The name Suncroft means “a sun blessed croft”.
Suncroft was named by a priest who was walking in the croft (or field) long ago, the sun was shining so brightly on the field that he decided to name the place Suncroft.
As of 2006, Suncroft has a population of 607.
Bus Éireann route 126 serves the village once a day in each direction (not Sundays) providing a link to/from Kildare, Newbridge, Naas and Dublin. The nearest railway stations are Kildare railway station and Newbridge railway station.
- Suncroft A.F.C. is the local football club.
- Suncroft GAA is the local Gaelic Athletic Association club.