Tag Archives: William De Vesci

Grey Abbey

The last of the Kildare Town Abbeys I recently visited was Grey Abbey, situated to the south of the town. The site can be accessed from either the Kildare Village outlet boardwalk or from the graveyard side on the Grey … Continue reading

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White Abbey

Founded in 1292 by William De Vesci┬áLord of Kildare. The current church dates back to 1887 and became known as the White Abbey because of the color of the Carmelites habits. There are no remains of the earlier structures which … Continue reading

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