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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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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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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 Long Weekend Staycations in Kildare

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are back with a bang this year with a whopping four day weekend. You might feel overwhelmed with options on how to spend this very much […]

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February Midterm Staycation Offers in Kildare

Looking to book a staycation in Kildare over the midterm break but not sure of where to go? We have got you covered! Hotels in Kildare have some amazing offers […]

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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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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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Legends of Kildare Virtual Reality Tour

Journey through time and immerse yourself in stories of the Fianna, Brigid the Goddess, St. Brigid and the arrival of the Normans, in one of Ireland’s oldest towns!

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Sacred Kildare

“Follow the ancient pilgrim routes to discover Saints and Scholars at every turn. Take a spiritual trail across this Early Christian bastion – Persuasive saints, productive monks and pillaging Norsemen […]

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Ancient Kildare & The Kings of Leinster

HIGH KINGS & HEROES Ireland’s early history is wrapped in legends that resound within the culture today. Sacrificing a neighbour’s son to the Sun god, fighting with and against the […]

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St Brigid’s Trail

The remarkable story of St Brigid, Ireland’s beloved female patron saint, and her time in Kildare is highlighted throughout the St Brigid’s Trail as you take in some of Kildare […]

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25 Years On: Lullymore Has Put Down Roots in Kildare

Lullymore Heritage Site, which stands on a mineral island in the Bog of Allen, was opened by former President Mary Robinson in 1993 and now welcomes over 50,000 visitors each year.

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Local Tour Guide Knows Celbridge Like a Book

Celbridge Guided Walks offer free entertaining informative guided walks in Celbridge for all ages, taking in Castletown House, its parklands and river walks , the birthplace of Arthur Guinness, and […]

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New ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’ Signs Now Sited in Kildare to Boost Tourism

Fáilte Ireland’s first phase of its orientation signage for Ireland’s Ancient East is continuing with four key visitor orientation signs now installed in County Kildare.

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