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Whitechurch, Co. Dublin

Whitechurch on the southside of Dublin, situated south of Ballyboden in Rathfarnham at the foot of the Dublin mountains. Derives its name from a small white church in Kilmashogue, build in the proximity of an ancient Cairn . Little remains of the church. The Church of Ireland parish of Whitechurch includes most of Rathfarnham including Tibradden, Larch Hill and Kilmashogue. There is a Moravian cemetery in the area which was the burial ground for the Moravian community, a Protestant sect from what is now the Czech republic who arrived in Ireland in the 18th century. This community had a church in Kevin St but have now died out.[citation needed] The Catholic order Augustinian Fathers have been in the area for many years. Whitechurch Parish Church Sites Of Note[edit source | edit] Grange Golf Club Druids Chair Old Whitechurch Moravian cemetery Ancient Cairn Sarah Curran Walk The Furry Bog Inn Cinellis Mizoni's Spar Whitechurch Boxing Club See also[edit source | edit] List of towns and villages in Ireland
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