Cill Pheadair

Kilpedder village centre

Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 53°06′49″N 6°06′18″W / 53.1136°N 6.1049°W / 53.1136; -6.1049Coordinates: 53°06′49″N 6°06′18″W / 53.1136°N 6.1049°W / 53.1136; -6.1049
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Wicklow
Elevation 100 m (300 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
  Total 1,287
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
  Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference O268086

Kilpedder (Irish: Cill Pheadair, meaning "Peter's church")[2] is a village in County Wicklow, Ireland, located on the N11 road between Kilmacanogue and Newtownmountkennedy, just south of the Glen of the Downs Nature Reserve. It has a population of 1,287 as recorded in census 2011.

Kilpedder environs includes Glenview Park, Kilpedder Grove, Johnstown, Tinnapark, Sunnybank and the Garden Village to the south. The village has a number of services: two public houses, a shop, an organic restaurant and a filling station. The army has a rifle range in the area.



Kilpedder is situated on the main Dublin to Wexford dual carriageway. The Kilpedder interchange, recently constructed, has improved access to Kilpedder and Greystones, and cut journey times. A permanent pedestrian bridge linking Kilpedder and Kilquade has also been completed.

The village is served by the 184 Dublin Bus route, which operates every half an hour Monday to Saturday. Bus Éireann route 133 also serves Kilpedder, operating every half an hour on peak and every hour off peak.

Local Government

The nearest local representative to Kilpedder is Cllr. Dáire Nolan, who is based in the neighbouring town of Newtownmountkennedy.

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