Straffan Tourism

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Straffan (variously Teach Srafáin, Strafáin or An Cluanini in Irish) is a village in County Kildare, Ireland, situated on the banks of the River Liffey, 25 km upstream of the Irish capital Dublin. With a population, according to the census of 2006, of 439 – an increase since 2002 of 32.2% – Straffan is the 31st most populous centre in County Kildare. The population of Straffan's historical parish (later electoral district) increased by 11pc to 1,449 having declined to 518 in 1936 (see historical populations below). Straffan is also an electoral division within Celbridge Number 1 Rural Area with a population of 1,449 for the division. At one time a separate parish, it is today joined to the parishes of Celbridge (in the Roman Catholic structure) and Celbridge and Newcastle (Church of Ireland), in the respective Dublin dioceses. Straffan is home to the Kildare Country Club, commonly known as the K Club, and its two championship golf courses, which have staged major international events such as the European Open (annually since 1995), and the Ryder Cup tournament between Europe and the USA in 2006.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Straffan in Ireland. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Straffan like a local. After your splendid visit to Straffan, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Dublin. Dublin, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like National Library Of Ireland, Bram Stokers Castle Dracula, Irish Dance Party. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Straffan*

  • Pollution Statistics in Straffan

    Know the pollution level of Straffan before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 27.81 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.85 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40.75 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 52.03 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 24.66 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 38.7 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 22.04 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 21.88 (Low)
  • Straffan: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Straffan for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Straffan.

    • Burglary and Theft 48.78 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 49.18 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.17 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 49.9 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 37.7 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 49.05 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 70.06 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.08 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 44.66 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 49.69 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.07 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 57.69 (Moderate)
  • Living in Straffan - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Straffan is 131.4 (High)

    • Safety Index 49.29 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.4 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 34.84 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.07 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 86.59 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 50.52 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.74 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 70.16 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Straffan

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Straffan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.31 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.93 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 93.01 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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