Crochta na Gréine
Old graveyard in Suncroft
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The name Suncroft means “a sun blessed croft”. According to local folklore, Suncroft was named by a priest who was walking in the croft (or field), and the sun was shining so brightly on the field that he decided to name the place Suncroft.
The primary school in the town is Suncroft National School (in Irish Scoil Bhride, Crochta na Gréine).
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.
- "Sapmap Area - Settlements - Suncroft". Census 2016. Central Statistics Office. 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
- cso.ie/census and histpop.org
- "Crochta na Gréine / Suncroft". logainm.ie. Irish Placenames Commission. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
- "How Did Suncroft Get its Name?". suncroftnationalschool.ie. Archived from the original on 11 September 2012.
- "Suncroft National School". suncroftnationalschool.ie. Archived from the original on 23 May 2012. Retrieved 2012-05-07.