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Meet the Maker – Executive Chef Bernard McGuane, Glenroyal Hotel

Tell me about The Enclosure at Arkle Bar & Restaurant. We’re very busy, we just set up a new concept about a year ago and it’s been going great! We […]

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Taste of Kildare – How To Get There

Free Shuttle Bus from Newbridge & Kildare town Train Stations:  NEWBRIDGE SERVICE: Stops include Newbridge train station, Riverbank Theatre, The Square (Eddie Rockets), Opposite Keadeen Hotel, Racecourse (North car park). […]

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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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Summer at Kildare Village

     The Trail: 7th July – 20st August Don’t miss the terrific treasure hunt throughout the Village with a chance of winning a prize.   Junior Einstein for Kids: 8th – […]

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RACING LEGENDS MUSEUM OPENS WITH SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO LESTER PIGGOTT

The Racing Legends Museum returns to the Courthouse in Kildare town and opens this Saturday June 18th at 2pm. The museum celebrates Irish Derby legends with exhibitions of silks, pictures, […]

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Triple Crown Winning Jockey Steve Cauthen launches Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby

The former Irish and French Derby winning horse Old Vic is the latest recipient of the Kildare Derby Festival’s Hall of Fame award. The jockey who rode the famous horse […]

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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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Racing Legends Museum

Racing Legends Museum The Racing Legends Museum at Kildare Court House will open on Saturday June 18th at 2pm. The Museum has a unique collection of racing memorabilia, silks, trophies […]

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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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Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival 2022

The Festival of the Summer has returned! Check out fixtures for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival 2022 below Friday 24th June 2022 Gates open 3.00pm. Live music after […]

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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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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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All you Need to Know About Punchestown Festival

The annual festival is back Tuesday April 30th until May 4th and it’s an event not to be missed!

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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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