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Leixlip ( /ˈliːkslɪp/ or /ˈliːslɪp/; Irish: Léim an Bhradáin) is a town in north-east County Kildare, Ireland. Its location on the confluence of the River Liffey and the Rye Water has marked it as a frontier town historically: on the border between ancient kingdoms of Leinster and Brega, as an outpost of The Pale, and today on Kildare’s border with Dublin.
The placename comes from the Old Norse Lax Hlaup which means “salmon leap”. The name in Irish (Léim an Bhradáin) is a direct translation of this, and was first adopted in the 1890s. Today, the spelling Lexlip is sometimes used in English.
Leixlip was the site of the famous Battle of Confey, in which the Viking King Sigtrygg Caech of Dublin defeated the Irish King of Leinster around the year 917., The first settlement at Leixlip was an outpost of Early Scandinavian Dublin, built at the furthest point where longships could be rowed up the Liffey. The town was also home to Arthur Guinness’s first brewery in 1755, where he brewed ales…

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You can learn skateboarding completetely in 2 weeks! This class has been attended by over 2,500 skaters over the two years. We have taken the exact techniques from several Ireland’s pro skaters on what works in their training and put it ALL in this one course.