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Horse Racing in The Curragh

Curragh Racecourse

The Curragh is the oldest and most prestigious racecourse in the country, and one of the finest flat-racing courses in the world; even if you’re not a horsey type, it’s well worth experiencing the passion and atmosp…
Museum in The Curragh

Museum of Style Icons

Housed inside the Newbridge Silverware showroom, beneath a sparkle of glitter balls, is this unexpected display of star-studded memorabilia. There are exhibits showcasing dresses, suits and stage costumes that were …
Arts & Crafts in The Curragh

Newbridge Silverware

The Newbridge Silverware Showroom is a purely commercial venture that trades on the area’s metalwork heritage as it peddles vast quantities of silver jewellery, silver-plated cutlery, homewares and engravable gift i…
Monument in The Curragh

Donnelly's Hollow

Dan Donnelly (1788–1820) is revered as Ireland's greatest bare-knuckle fighter of the 19th century. He's also the stuff of legend – his arms were so long he could supposedly tie his shoelaces without having to bend …