Reading church name in Gaelic on Marriage Certificate

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Place of solemnization from Marriage Certificate

I've just found a certificate online and I'm trying to work out in which church the marriage took place because it is written in Gaelic.

Can you translate it for me?

Scan of whole Marriage Certificate

MrsRidge

Posted 2019-10-29T19:04:02.020

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2I don't have time to do a proper search, but checking the addresses (Tolka Rd & St. Attracta Road) shows that the church is in Dublin (Gaelic: Baile Átha Cliath), which is in the county of Leinster. The bride lived in the Cabra (Gaelic: An Chabrach) district of the city. Some of the spellings on the certificate seem a bit off. Hopefully this will help someone identify the specific church. – sempaiscuba – 2019-10-30T03:05:57.747

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Building on @sempaiscuba's highly informative comment:

checking the addresses (Tolka Rd & St. Attracta Road) shows that the church is in Dublin (Gaelic: Baile Átha Cliath), which is in the county of Leinster. The bride lived in the Cabra (Gaelic: An Chabrach) district of the city.

I checked dublinchurches.com, which lists two current Roman Catholic churches in the Cabra district. These, with Google translations into Irish, are:

1) Christ the King - Críost an Rí
2) Church of the Most Precious Blood - Eaglais na Fola is Lómhara

There's clearly some caution needed here as Google's translation of the second one changes wildly if I vary the capitalisation. But that may not matter.

The central part of the church name at the top of the certificate looks like a good match to "Críost an Rí", so I'd say it's likely that the marriage took place at a Roman Catholic Church of Christ the King, and the one in Cabra appears to be the only one of that name in Dublin today, at least.

AndyW

Posted 2019-10-29T19:04:02.020

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A minor correction to the foregoing excellent interpretations: Dublin (Baile Atha Cliath) is in the County of Dublin (also Baile Atha Cliath), which is in the PROVINCE (not COUNTY) of Leinster.

Andrea Moffitt

Posted 2019-10-29T19:04:02.020

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