Welcome to Kildare

Full of surprises, County Kildare in Ireland’s Ancient East will give you many excuses to linger and stay. A warm welcome awaits you across our many memorable towns and villages. Unique Heritage, stunning scenery, quality accommodation, spectacular cuisine and a world class shopping experience are just some of the attractions that await you.

From planned historic settlements to thriving town centres and canal villages, Kildare really is “the best of Ireland in one County” and is within a stone’s throw of the capital.

For a day trip or weekend away, enjoy the accessibility from all parts of Ireland. Discover the magic of the rich hinterland, racing establishments and racecourses, golf courses and sporting fields, museums and heritage centres, family fun centres, canal and forest walks.

What's On

june, 2021

27mayAll Day30junJune Fest

01junAll Day31julOidhreacht

12junAll DayCruinniú na nÓg

12junAll DayKildare Derby Festival Kites

20junAll Day27Kildare Derby Festival

23jun4:25 pm8:15 pmNaas Oaks Trial Evening Meeting

25junAll Day27Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival

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With a full cultural agenda showcasing the very best festivals, nightlife, exhibitions & events, plus practical tourist info, hotels, museum, excursion & attraction listings, you won’t miss a thing!


A wide variety of accommodation options in County Kildare


A wide variety of activities, for young and old, in County Kildare


The wonderful dining options available in County Kildare


Visit County Kildare’s finest shopping attractions