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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.

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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

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Everything Going on in County Kildare

Unravel 5,000 Years of History in Just Seven Days
Experience Tragedy, Triumph and Tales of Endurance
Time Travel To Ireland’s Turbulent Middle Ages
Kildare Town Heritage Trail
The 1903 Irish Gordon Bennett Cup Race
Explore Parallel Tales of Wealth and Destitution
2020 Vision for Kildare
The Barrow Way: Historic Riverside Trail

Upcoming Events

february, 2019

12janAll Day16feb'Creating Space' at the Riverbank Arts Centre

31jan(jan 31)1:00 am09feb(feb 9)1:00 amThe Féile Bríde 2019

01febAll Day28'Mindful February' at Whitewater Shopping Centre

02febAll Day05Celebrate Chinese New Year at Whitewater Shopping Centre!

14febAll DayCelebrate love this Valentine's Day with a visit to Whitewater Shopping Centre

20febAll Day24Circus Gerbola continues its 2019 season in Naas at the Fair Green on Ballymore Road at Tower View on February 20th, 2019