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400 tickets remaining for Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Day

With reduced capacity this year due to the ongoing redevelopment project, Saturday July 1st, Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Day will be a TICKET ONLY event. There are 400 tickets remaining for purchase, so booking in advance is essential to avoid disappointment.


Global Warfare returns to Mondello Park

We're delighted to announce that tickets for Global Warfare are now live on the Mondello Park site! But make sure you book yours because unlike other events at Mondello Park; Round 3 of the Irish Drift Championship will be limited entry.

Famous Irish Country Singer Declan Nerney Playing Live at the Naas Racecourse

The hugely popular, local traditional band Bunoscionn will play live after racing on June 28th and the famous Irish Country singer, Declan Nerney, will play live after the last race Wednesday July 26th.


Stepping Stones to a Greener Garden

The Bog of Allen Nature Centre was celebrating World Environment Day on June 6th and people were invited to come along between 10am-4pm and discovered how to create a greener garden for their homes.


IPCC establish monitoring scheme for Large Heath bog butterfly

The IPCC are working with the NBDC and butterfly expert Jesmond Harding to develop a tool kit to train citizens interested in butterflies and bogs.

Get Into Golf Initiative at Dunmurry Springs

Dunmurry Springs Golf Club in Kildare Town are opening their gates and are offering a 'learn how to play golf' program next week by encouraging more men, ladies and juniors to 'Get into Golf'.

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Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Ball at The K Club

The glitz and the glam will not just be reserved for the Curragh Racecourse this summer as the annual Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Ball returns to The K Club in Straffan, Co. Kildare on Friday, June 30th. 


Kumon Kildare Study Centre to hold community event

The Kumon Kildare Study Centre will hold an Awards Ceremony and Open Day at Round Towers GAA Pavilion on Saturday June 10th. Mayor of Kildare, Ivan Keatley is attending the event to present forty awards to the students.


The Cottage Market Newbridge Is Open

The new monthly Cottage Market in Newbridge Town Hall will be on the first Saturday of every month, 10am-2pm.

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Jobs Programme for Kildare Young People Launched Today 

Extension of Innovative Work Experience-based Jobs Programme for Kildare Young People Launched Today by Minister David Stanton TD.  

2017 Racing Year at the Curragh Starts this Weekend 

Racing will return to the Curragh for the first time in the 2017 season with a two day meeting this weekend featuring the Group 3 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Blue Wind Stakes on Saturday and the potential Irish debut of Acapulco in Sunday’s inaugural Sole Power Sprint.


All-Star Cast Set for 2017 Punchestown Festival 

Many Cheltenham heroes head for Punchestown  

Star filly Alice Springs Runs at Naas on Sunday 

3-time Group 1 winner in the Gladness Stakes  




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