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Belfast-born uilleann piper John McSherry and Detroit native Tyler Duncan and Michael Shimmin have been dreaming of the olllam for the last decade. 


Superbike & Supersport to race for the Leinster 200 & 100 Trophies



CHAPTERHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY - Open-air Garden Theatre Tour of UK and Ireland 2018


Supporting St Brigid's Hospice

August Bank Holiday in The Duke and Coachman, Maynooth


Kildare meet Kerry in Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney in the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final Group 1 phase 3 on Saturday 4th August at 6.00pm


Athy Dragon Boat Club Fundraising Event

All roads lead to Croke Park this Sunday 5th August for the Eirgrid All-Ireland Under 20 Football Championship Final.


Fun filled bank holiday Monday afternoon featuring seven competitive races
1st race 2.15pm


Street Entertainment, Bands, Stalls, Demonstrations...


New Album Now Available - From What We're Made (2018)


followed by The Whileaways


Celebrating all things motoring, the festival brings exotic cars, modified cars and classic cars together under one roof, alongside the thrill of the incredible Irish Drift Championship!

High quality Group 1 race day featuring the Group 1 keeneland Phoenix Stakes with some of Europe's top two year olds line up in the 6 furlongs contest.
1st race 1.55pm


The Kildare Town Medieval Festival is back for the fourth time on August 12th and this year will host lots of visitors favourites along with plenty of new things to see and do for everyone.


Artzone Summer camps are planned and delivered by qualified and experienced art teachers, specialists in their fields of art.


Athy Summer Camp on the 13 - 17 August 2018

Top jockeys and GAA stars from around the country will be lining out for the most unique hurling fixture of the year, Hurling for Cancer Research, on Tuesday August 14 at St Conleths Park, Newbridge, County Kildare.


An afternoon of folk, fairy and ghost stories 


Mondello Park celebrates its 50th anniversary with a Historic Racing festival on the International Track layout on Saturday August 18th & Sunday August 19th.


Celebrate South Kildare's Heritage

Join us for a guided tour and find out more about this fascinating building, home of the once all-powerful Fitzgerald Family. Week Long Event


Visit Larchill Arcadian Gardens and Ferme Ornee.


Has anything worth speaking about ever happened to me?  And who would listen?


The Kingstown to Holyhead mailboat


Children are invited to come to Donadea Forest Park and to learn birdwatching with Kildare Birdwatch. 


At Ballynafagh Lake


An Afternoon Pilgrimage to St. Brigid’s Well


Inspect the the wonderful wildlife of Lullybeg


A visit to all the places that are mentioned in the Clongowes section of 'A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man' by James Joyce.


Week Long Event. Just 10km from Newbridge and Kildare and 15km from Naas, this magnificent tower was built in 1859 by Sir Gerald George Aylmer.


Original drawings from the Book of Kildare by Josephine Hardiman
Week Long Event


"Calligraphy Together" - A free workshop for children and their parents. 


Element 15 mount a collaborative & site-specific exhibition, exploring the artists’ response to the house with ceramics, fine art prints & textiles.


View a live display of the native Irish honey bee.


12th century Norman church
See Opening Days and Times below.


Hear about the renovations completed by the Henry family .


A poem is a thing of wonder...


An epic voyage of Shackleton's lifeboat across the roughest oceans on the planet

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