Heritage

Co. Kildare's Built & Natural Heritage
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Culture Night Kildare 2021

The sixteenth edition of Culture Night will take place on Friday 17 September 2021.
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Heritage Week 2021 in Kildare

National Heritage Week will take place from Saturday, 14th August to Sunday, 22nd August 2021.

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Actor Charlie Reid Chats to Kathryn Thomas About New Movie Joyride

14 year old Actor Charlie Reid chats about his role in a new movie called Joyride, opposite Olivia Coleman, which is going to start filming tomorrow in Kerry.

Heritage Highlights

National Heritage Week 17-25 August 2019

National Heritage Week 17-25 August 2019

Heritage Week helps to raise awareness of Built, Natural, and Cultural Heritage.
Get out and enjoy the many events taking place during Heritage Week in County Kildare.

Kildare Town Heritage Centre

Kildare Town Heritage Centre

The Kildare Town Heritage Centre is the ideal point of departure from which to explore the ancient treasures of the town. It is housed in the restored and refurbished nineteenth century Market House.
St Brigid’s Cathedral, Kildare Town

St Brigid’s Cathedral, Kildare Town

St Brigid’s Cathedral, located in the heart of Kildare town, occupies one of the most significant ecclesiastical sites in Ireland and is the site most associated with Ireland's most famous female saint, Brigid.

Heritage Featured

The Co.Kildare Monastic Trail

The Co.Kildare Monastic Trail

County Kildare is at the heart of the story of the dawn of Christianity in Ireland and a free audio guide, and a beautifully illustrated audio-visual guide, are available to help you explore this rich monastic heritage and bring to life these fascinating sites.
Kildare Town Heritage Trail

Kildare Town Heritage Trail

Kildare has been at the heart of Irish history for millenia. This free to download audioguide and audio-visual guide, will lead you around the wonderful Heritage Town of Kildare.

Tracing Your Kildare Ancestors

Tracing Your Kildare Ancestors

For anyone with Irish ancestors, tracing a family tree is never an easy or straight forward task. There are many reasons for this. Ireland's complex and troubled past resulted in a very scattered and incomplete set of records.

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Heritage Week 2020

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