Naas

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Naas

Irish: an Nás / Nás na Ríogh
Town
St. David's Church of Ireland
St. David's Church of Ireland
Motto(s): 
Prudens ut Serpens  (Latin)
The Wisdom of the Snake[1]
CountryIreland
ProvinceLeinster
CountyCounty Kildare
Dáil ÉireannKildare North
Elevation
114 m (374 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Urban
20,573
Irish Grid ReferenceN893196
Websitewww.naas.ie

An Nás (pronounced /ˈneɪs/; Irish: Nás na Ríogh IPA: [nɑːs nə riː] or An Nás [ən nɑːs]) is the county town of County Kildare, Ireland. With a population of over 23,000 it is the largest town in the County of Kildare. It is a major commuter belt town, with many people living in Naas and working in Dublin. The nearby M7 motorway, which bypasses Naas and connects Dublin to the South and Southwest, is one of the busiest routes in the country.

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