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DISCOVER KILDARE

Discover the ancient cathedral town of Kildare in scenic County Kildare. Meet beautiful thoroughbred horses at the family-friendly Irish National Stud or stroll through the peaceful Japanese Gardens. Climb the 1,000-year-old round tower for a marvellous view or visit St Brigid’s Cathedral. At night, head into the lively town centre and check out chic cocktail menus at the buzzing bars, before dancing the night away.

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Irish National Stud

Visit the Irish National Stud & Gardens in the heart of the thoroughbred county, County Kildare. Join a guided tour of the stud, discover the incredible gardens and magical woodland walks, and set your pulse racing at the interactive Irish Racehorse Experience.

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Irish National Stud

The Irish National Stud is one of the world’s leading thoroughbred breeding centres. Take a guided tour to see the magnificent creatures up close. Top your visit off with a wander through the Japanese Gardens – designed by one of Japan’s great horticulturalists, Tassa Eida and his son Minoru. Located in the beating heart of Ireland’s thoroughbred county, the Irish National Stud & Gardens in County Kildare is one of Ireland’s true treasures. Since the early 1900s, the stud has produced some of the finest racehorses in Europe and to this day, it is still one of the top breeding farms.

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Irish National Stud

Owned by the Irish people, it is one of the only thoroughbred breeding farms open to the public. Its unique history and beauty are admired by visitors from all over the world.
Address: Brallistown Little, Tully, Co. Kildare, R51 KX25, Ireland

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Kildare Village Shopping Destination

Kildare Village Shopping Destination, sits in the heart of Ireland’s horse racing country and is home to over 80 designer boutiques and is designed to capture the charm and scale of the region’s stud farms. Molton Brown are among the thoroughbred European brands showcased there, including celebrated Irish designer Louise Kennedy with her only outlet store worldwide.

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Kildare Village Shopping Destination

Their stablemates include such renowned international names as LK Bennett, Coach, DKNY, Hugo Boss and Wolford, with reductions of up to 60% on the recommended retail price, all year round.
Address: Kildare, Nurney Road, Co. Kildare, R51 R265, Ireland

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Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre

The Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre, in County Kildare, was originally set up as a cutlery manufacturing company in 1934. Explore the centre and see iconic pieces in their lifestyle store including the best selling collection by Amy Huberman. Admire their vintage section with handpicked treasures from past decades.
Address: Athgarvan Rd, Kilbelin, Newbridge, Co. Kildare, W12 HT62, Ireland

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The Irish passion for horse racing is legendary and experiencing it at The Curragh is unforgettable. Hooves drumming, your heart is galloping faster than the thundering hooves, louder than the roar of the crowd...it's exhilarating.