Kildare (Cill Dara - Church of the Oaks) is a county in Ireland It is in the Province of Leinster and is South West of Dublin (the Capital of Ireland
County Town - Naas
Pop. - approx. 164000.
Places of Interest - the historical town of Kildare; Maynooth where the National University of Ireland and St Patrick's College are situated and the Curragh Race Course
We live in the north of Ireland We make regular trips to Kildare to watch the horse racing at the Curragh. Yhere are many stud farms close to the Curragh. Driving past the Curragh in the early morning is a pleasant sight. You usually see strings of horses with their riders being exercised on the gallops.