Kildare became a key base for the Norman invaders and their famous
leader Strongbow, and the audioguide describes how Kildare was the scene
of tragedy during the 1798 Uprising. In its later history, Kildare
became a venue for aristocratic horse racing enthusiasts, and a vital
stage in Ireland's first great motor race.
Download our guide to immerse yourself in the incredible history of this lovely town, narrated by local guide Liam Quinlivan.
The free audioguide can be downloaded from Abarta Audioguides at the following link:
The free audio-visual guide can be downloaded from www.guidigo.com at the following link:
Kildare Town Heritage Trail was produced by Abarta Audioguides in conjunction with Kildare Town Heritage Centre, Kildare Tidy Towns, Cill Dara Historical Society, The Grey Abbey Conservation Project and Kildare County Council.Back To The Heritage Homepage