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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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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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Newstalk’s Off the Ball Roadshow “Irish Derby Legends”

Kildare Derby Festival 2022  Ahead of the three-day Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival at the Curragh Racecourse – Friday June 24 to Sunday June 26. We’ll have an all-star […]

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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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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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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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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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Humans of Kildare – Michael from Irish Working Sheepdogs

𝙏𝙚𝙡𝙡 𝙪𝙨 𝙖𝙗𝙤𝙪𝙩 𝙄𝙧𝙞𝙨𝙝 𝙒𝙤𝙧𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙎𝙝𝙚𝙚𝙥𝙙𝙤𝙜𝙨. We do sheepdog demonstrations for tourists, corporate groups… basically anyone that’s interested in coming to see us! We do up to three demonstrations a […]

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Kildare Derby Festival 2021 – the festival for everyone this June

5 reasons to put the Kildare Derby Festival in your summer plans From patron saints to world-renowned golf courses, County Kildare is synonymous with many things. But arguably, as the […]

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June Fest Kildare 2021 – Here’s what you can expect

Kildare’s June Fest is the perfect family festival for summer 2021 With society slowly but surely reopening paired with the arrival of some much-needed sunshine, summer 2021 is already looking […]

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Hill of Allen Becomes a ‘Beacon of Hope’ for St. Brigid’s Day

Into Kildare to honour their Patron Saint with Iconic Illumination

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Kildare Celebrates a ‘Virtual’ Heritage Week 2020

To celebrate Heritage Week (and with covid restrictions in place), local heritage groups, communities and historians have lined up a series of free, online activities, so you can enjoy the events in the outdoors or from the comfort of your own home!!

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The Yarn Bomber Who Can’t Say No!

While the virus has impacted this year’s June Fest, chief Yarn Bomber, Annie Morris, does not know the meaning of ‘no’.

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