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Gardens in Kildare Town

Irish National Stud & Gardens

The Irish National Stud, about 3km south of town, is the big attraction in Kildare – horse-mad Queen Elizabeth II dropped in during her historic 2011 visit. This immaculately kept centre is owned and managed by the …
Cathedral in Kildare Town

St Brigid's Cathedral

The solid presence of 13th-century St Brigid's Cathedral looms over Kildare's Market Sq. Look out for a fine stained-glass window that depicts Ireland's three principal saints: Patrick, Brigid and Colmcille. The chu…
Shopping Centre in Kildare Town

Kildare Village

Shoppers come from all over the country to buy discounted versions of their favourite brands at this designer outlet mall, the biggest of its kind in Ireland: more than a hundred high-street brands are represented. …
Cafe in Kildare Town

Agapé

That's ah-gap-ay (as in Greek for unconditional love), not ah-gayp (as in open-mouthed in astonishment), though the quality of the freshly prepared food in this trendy little cafe will leave you pleasantly surprised…