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Humans of Kildare – Paul Lenehan from Firecastle

  Firecastle’s Managing Director Paul Lenehan talks about the business since taking the role. Tell us about Firecastle? So, Firecastle opened in September 2020, as a brand-new build in Market […]

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Humans of Kildare – Jim Kavanagh of Kildare Derby Festival

We caught up with Jim Kavanagh from Kildare Town to chat about his Legends Museum and the Kildare Derby Festival taking place from Saturday, June 18th – Sunday, June 26th. […]

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Photography exhibition at Aras Bhride

Local photographer Ann Fitzpatrick will have a selection of her work on exhibition in Aras Bhride Kildare town from Monday June 20th until Friday June 24th. Admission is free. Aras […]

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Pooch Parade

Pooch Parade Thursday 23 June Kildare Town Square As part of Derby Festival, we are inviting all our 4 legged canine friends to strut their stuff on the red carpet […]

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Sunday Music Vibes on the Square

Sunday Music Vibes on the Square, Kildare Town On Sunday June 26th, join us for some live music on the Square from 6:30pm. Join us on Sunday June 26th for […]

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Rockshore presents The Blizzards

On Saturday June 25th, Irish band The Blizzards will take to the stage on the Square in Kildare Town. The Blizzards just released their fourth album on May 13th.  The new […]

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Eimear Quinn – Kildare Derby Festival

Kildare Derby Festival 2022  Irish singer and composer Eimear Quinn will perform in the stunningly beautiful St. Brigid’s Cathedral, Kildare Town on Wednesday 22 June. Eimear Quinn has composed and performed […]

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Literary Night – Kildare Derby Festival

Kildare Derby Festival 2022  Kildare Derby Festival presents the Packhorse Library on Tuesday 21st June at 7pm. An evening of music and equine tales featuring the Des Hopkins Jazz Band and […]

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Thoroughbred Marathon, Half, 10K & 5K Run

Kildare Derby Festival 2022 The Thoroughbred Marathon, Half, 10K & 5K run will take place on Sunday 19th June 2022. Registration is available here Family Carnival on the Square, Kildare […]

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Curragh Derby Cycle

Kildare Derby Festival 2022  “Curragh Derby Cycle” in association with JuneFest and Kildare Derby Festival commences at 12 noon from the Market Square, Kildare town on Saturday June 18th.  There […]

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Humans of Kildare – Patricia Berry of Athy

Tell me about the town of Athy. Okay. Well, Athy is a heritage town. We’re very well known for our community spirit, our festivals and events. We have great character […]

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What’s On – June Fest 2022

Community and family festival, June Fest which takes place in Newbridge annually is back for 2022 since starting in 2012. Following a series of virtual events, the 2022 June Fest […]

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Paint The Town Red initiative launched in Naas for Punchestown 2022

Into Kildare, the tourism board for County Kildare has officially launched the ‘Paint The Town Red’ campaign, a best dressed window and building competition which will help promote and support […]

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Humans of Kildare – Paul Keane of The Curragh Racecourse

Tell me about The Curragh Racecourse. Well, The Curragh is Ireland’s premier racecourse. It gets global recognition as a centre of excellence, not just for racing, but also for training […]

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Humans of Kildare – Mary Fennin – Byrne

Tell me about the Clanard Court Hotel. We’re a four-star family-owned hotel, in operation since 2005. My Dad, Lord rest him, really encouraged me to take on the project, and […]

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The Flat is Back as The Curragh and Naas launch weekend festival

The Flat is Back! And It’s back with a bang, sporting a Lilywhite hue as The Curragh and Naas combine to provide a weekend welter of high-class fare on and […]

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Meet the Maker – Garrett Power, General Manager Cliff at Lyons

This week, we’re switching our focus to food producers and we’re talking to General Manager at Cliff at Lyons to hear all about how the pandemic pivoted them forward towards […]

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Shackleton’s Endurance Wreck Found

The Shackleton Museum Athy are delighted at the great news that the wreck of Endurance has now been found in the Weddell sea, Antarctica.  This was the ship used during the ambitious  […]

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Meet the Maker – William Doyle CEO Newbridge Silverware

The third instalment in our series of Meet the Maker celebrates one of Kildare – and Ireland’s most iconic and recognisable brands – Newbridge Silverware, and charts their journey from […]

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Meet the Maker – Barry from Lock 13

Meet the makers: Over the course of this series, we are celebrating and getting to know some of Kildare’s biggest and best producers in their respective fields. Lock 13 Brewpub […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Parades and Events in Kildare

You will be glad to hear preparation for St. Patrick’s Day Parades in County Kildare is in full swing! After two years of virtual parades and celebrating from home, towns […]

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Humans of Kildare – Sr. Phil from Solas Bhríde

𝙏𝙚𝙡𝙡 𝙪𝙨 𝙖 𝙗𝙞𝙩 𝙖𝙗𝙤𝙪𝙩 𝙎𝙤𝙡𝙖𝙨 𝘽𝙝𝙧𝙞𝙙𝙚. Well, Solas Bhríde is a Christian spirituality centre that focuses on St. Brigid and her legacy, unfolding that legacy, and how it can […]

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Into Kildare hails announcement of St Brigid’s Day National Public Holiday

National public holiday announced to honour patron saint just days before Kildare’s biggest-ever celebrations for St Brigid’s Day Into Kildare, the tourism body representing the Kildare region has welcomed the […]

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Kildare set to shine bright for St Brigid’s Day 2022 celebrations

Host of events announced to honour patron saint in her native county Towns, businesses and households across Kildare are being urged to come together this year and immerse the county […]

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