Celbridge is pretty much a growing town.
Amenities arent fantastic, but with the new jump in building etc. they are set to improve.
Bus routes: 67/67A , Mortons
there is a feeder bus to Hazelhatch arrow station. >> Heuston
Maynooth is just down the road Arrow from Maynooth >> Connolly
buses to maynooth : 67A / 66
celbridge house. decent with thai restaurant. trad music every tuesday, band fri/sat
castletown inn. quiet out front, music bar in back. restaurant upstairs
village inn: lively enough, dj fri/sat night. Indian restaurant in back.
mucky duck: nice pub, great restaurant (nice food, good price part of main pub).
abbey lodge: small and busy, restaurant upstairs.
3x chinese (ok, not great) takeaway
1x chinese restaurant, nice enough
1x italian (restaurant + takeaway) quite nice
1xitalian / european (nice but expensive)
Tesco , xtravision, 2 butchers, 1 it training, 1 it providers , numerous corner type shops, nothing 24hour though.
The Mill has a social centre with classes in karate, tae kwon do, music, etc
Salesian college (boys school) night classes.
St. wolstans girls school
Also a mixed primary school
There is a swimming pool in St. Raphaels that holds public sessions.
People in celbridge are generally friendly but, as anywhere, you get a mix.
Scobies, there are some, only a handful cause any bother, the usual stuff. very little serious crime and very little trouble.
hope it helps.
ps. It's not as muddy as maynooth!