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Simply Shadows & Guests

Drama summer camp for kids

Presented by the Mayor of Kildare, Councillor Mary Glennon.

Salon music concert.

Exhibitions by Sculptor Fiona Smith Darragh and paintings by French artist Dominique Van den Broeck.

Regardless of what the weather serves up, a fun time is on the menu at this year's Poetry 'n Motion Summer Camp.

"Talented, confident and phenomenally quick-witted comics" (

By John B. Keane

Monthly jazz sessions by Easy Street.

Perfect family day out, and not just for farmers!

Enjoy 4 nights of outstanding music and entertainment this June Bank Holiday weekend at the Leixlip Festival at the Court Yard Hotel in Leixlip - it is the best kept secret on the Irish Festival scene!

4 week multidisciplinary festival including live music, theatre, cinema, visual arts, heritage, food, community events, horse racing,

Merrion Press invites you to celebrate the launch of 

Witness To War Crimes
The Memoirs Of An Irish Peacekeeper In Bosnia
By Colm Doyle

16’30” looped digital video and multi-channel sound
Vocal commentary from Liam Kenny

Showcasing the best from County Kildare every year

Two of Ireland’s finest songwriters and performers Luan Parle and Clive Barnes have for many years been gaining an international reputation as solo performers. 

WIN, Athy (Promoting Positive Integration For The Common Good)

Further Ted is a show that brings two of the most memorable characters from Father Ted to-gether for a night of stand-up and musical comedy and a chance to compete in a "Lovely Girls"" competition.

Since 1978 every June, Kildare Town hosts their annual Festival in conjunction with the Irish Derby. This includes Music, Arts, Crafts Sports and Parade.

Jack Lukeman Headlines Naas Midsummer Arts Festival
With His Smash Hit Show  "Magic Days - Magic Nights"

Muriel O'Gorman
Trixx the Band
Kildare Youth Theatre