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  County Kildare Information
County Kildare (Irish: Contae Chill Dara) is an Irish county located to the southwest of Dublin in the province of Leinster.
Kildare is bordered by the counties of Carlow, Laois, Meath, Offaly, Dublin and Wicklow.
County Kildare is also known as the Shortgrass County which is a reference to how short the grass is on the commons of the Curragh.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: N4 road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Kilcock (Cill Choca in Irish) is a town in the north of County Kildare, Ireland, on the border with County Meath.
Leixlip (Léim an Bhradáin in Irish) is a town in north-east County Kildare, Republic of Ireland, east of the midlands of Ireland.
County Mayo is also served by the N4, as the N5 route to Westport connects from the N4 at Longford (the N26 route to Ballina in Mayo connects from the N5).
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 Kildare Ireland tourism - hotels, bed and breakfast,car rentals Kildare, county maps...
Bordering Dublin to the west, the inland county of Kildare is situated on the edge of the country's central plain.
Kildare is a county of open grasslands, lush green pastures and large tracts of ancient bogland, interspersed with trees and gently rolling hills.
Naas, Kildare's cosmopolitan county town, was previously the seat of the Kings of Leinster, and lies on the main road between Dublin and Limerick.
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County Kildare () is an Irish county located to the southwest of Dublin in the province of Leinster.
The County is also served by the trains connecting the Dublin to Munster, South Leinster, and South Connaught, with daily connections to Cork, Waterford, Limerick, and Galway.
Kildare was the first county in Ireland to experience the Celtic Tiger economic boom in the early 1990s, mainly as a result of the decision of Intel to locate between Leixlip and Maynooth, and a pick up in construction boom that predated that of other countries.
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 Kildare information - Search.com
Kildare (Cill Dara in Irish, meaning "church of the oaks") is a town in County Kildare in the Republic of Ireland.
Kildare is home to the Irish National Stud and the Japanese Gardens.
Kildare lies close to the M7 motorway from Dublin to Limerick, which leads to the N8 Dublin - Cork route.
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 About Us - Kildare Horse Development Company - The Thoroughbred County - Kildare - Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The event held at The K Club in Straffan, Co. Kildare marked the official adoption of the horse as the symbol for Kildare.
The Kildare Horse News is the Company's free bi-monthly newsletter, which consists of an average 16 pages and is distributed to over 2,500 people in the county, nationally and overseas.
The Thoroughbred County makes a unique statement about a county that is unique, and the research shows that Kildare people are proud of their association with the horse and value its potential to add many other benefits to the life of the community.
www.kildarehorse.ie /aboutus.asp   (1091 words)

 Ireland Travel Guide: County Kildare
Kildare is home to the National Stud and three racecourses, at Curragh, Naas and Punchestown.
Its county capital and largest town is Naas, and others include Athy, Celbridge, Kildare, Leixlip, and the university town of Maynooth.
Kildare was founded by Saint Bridget (or Brigid) during the sixth century.
www.authenticireland.com /holiday/travel_guide/kildare.htm   (334 words)

 County Kildare - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
County Kildare (Irish: Cill Dara) is an Irish county located to the southwest of County Dublin in the province of Leinster.
East Kildare's population has increased rapidly; the amount of housing in the Naas suburb of Sallins has increased six-fold since the mid 1990s.
Maynooth is the historic educational centre of the county.
www.music.us /education/C/County-Kildare.htm   (457 words)

 Ireland Local, Irish Property Vacation Homes Cars Jobs Businesses - Kildare
Kildare (Irish: Contae Chill Dara) is an Irish county located to the southwest of Dublin in the province of Leinster.
Maynooth (Maigh Nuad) is the historic educational centre of the county.
County Kildare is one of Ireland's wealthiest regions.
irelandlocal.com /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=25&Itemid=73   (798 words)

 NDP Regional news in County Kildare - National Development Plan (NDP) - Ireland
Kildare County Childcare Committee is one of the 33 City and County Childcare Committees established in 2001, under the NDP funded Equal Opportunities Childcare Programme (EOCP) 2000- 2006.
Kildare is benefiting from this continued investment in regional and local infrastructure, local enterprise development, agriculture and rural development, social inclusion and childcare.
Kildare has benefited from this investment with improved infrastructure, more training and employment initiatives and childcare facilities and this is set to continue in 2002.
www.ndp.ie /viewdoc.asp?CountyID=14&CatID=16   (1682 words)

 County Kildare - Leixlip, Horses and the Best Golf Courses in Ireland
County Kildare is located in the east of Ireland and well-known for its love for horses, not to mention some of the best golf courses in Ireland.
County Kildare produces some of the finest thoroughbred in Ireland.
Lying on the main road between Dublin and Limerick, Naas is the sprawling county town of Kildare.
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 Kildare County Enterprise Board - About Us
Kildare County Enterprise Board is part of a network of 35 City and County Enterprise Boards set up by the Government in 1993.
Projects to be assisted should add value so as to generate income or supplement income for those involved, and should have the capacity to create new direct employment either full/part-time/seasonal, or should at minimum contribute directly to the maintenance of employment in existing small enterprises.
Kildare County Enterprise Board Ltd is funded by the Irish Government and the EU Structural Funds under the National Development Plan, 2000-2006
www.kildareceb.ie /content/view/12/26   (402 words)

 Kildare Ireland Kildare Tourist Information Attractions Curragh Kildare Straffan K Club Ireland
The inland county of Kildare is famous as a sporting, racing and hunting region.
Bordering Dublin to the west, it is situated on the edge of the central plain.
The county's main features are big open grasslands, lush green pastures and large tracts of ancient bogland-all interspersed with trees and gentle rolling hills.
www.ebookireland.com /kildare.htm   (748 words)

 Accommodation in Kildare-Accommodation Guide with Map of Kildare
Or use our map of County Kildare to find out more information on an area - like what's to see and do there and what type of accommodation is available there.
The land is rich and is interspersed with stretches of ancient bogland.
Kildare is regarded as the home of the Irish horse industry.
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 County Kildare
Kildare an inland county in the province of Leinster, is bounded on the north by county Meath, on the east by counties Dublin and Wicklow, on the south by county Carlow and on the west by Offaly (King’s county) and county Westmeath.
Kildare is the most level of all the Irish counties, the only mountains of any height being on the borders of Wicklow.
There were in the county 188 tenements in which the room had only one occupant; 228 cases where the room had 2-4 occupants, 71 cases in which there were 5-7 occupants and 3 cases where the occupants of one room exceeded 7 in number, including one case where eleven persons occupied the same room.
www.from-ireland.net /contents/kilcont.htm   (1000 words)

 COUNTY KILDARE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
County Kildare (Cill Dara in Irish) is an Irish county located to the southwest of Country Dublin.
Kildare Town is the oldest town in the county and the most historic.
The county is known for the quality of horses bred in the many horse stud farms located in the county.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/COUNTY+KILDARE   (110 words)

 Kildare County FC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
County make the long trip to Cobh this weekend hoping to continue their recent good form.
Limerick 37 were no match for a Kildare side, that although missing key players Ian Malone and keeper Austin O’Neill through injury and Stephen Cooling, Darren Stapleton and Keith McCrossan who were...
County's under 21 game against Ballinasloe, due to be played in Clane this weekend has been postponed at the request of Ballinasloe.
www.kildarecountyfc.com   (146 words)

 Kildare Genealogy
A unique plain called the Curragh stretches across County Kildare, which is famous for horseracing, breeding and it has been the main training base for the Irish Army.
Following the granting of the county to the Norman Fitzgeralds, these were forced to migrate east, into the barren and impregnable Wicklow Mountains.
In recent years, the county has seen a large growth in its population, due almost entirely to the expansion of the suburbs of Dublin.
www.travelinireland.com /county/kildare/kildare_genealogy.htm   (421 words)

 County Kildare travel guide - Wikitravel
County Kildare is in Ireland's East Coast and Midlands.
It is south of Dublin and also borders County Wicklow and County Laois as well as County Meath.
Kildare is known as "the shortgrass county", revealing its fame for sheep farming in the plains to the south.
wikitravel.org /en/County_Kildare   (157 words)

 Kildare Town - Co. Kildare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
County Kildare is on Dublin's doorstep and is in close proximity to Dublin Airport and Seaport as well as Dun Laoghaire Harbour.
Kildare itself is a prosperous town, with around 4,200 people, and is the centre of the horse-breeding industry, as the Curragh plain is nearby.
Kildare by-pass which opened in December 2003, extends from the western end of the Curragh dual-carriageway, (which has now become a motorway) to the eastern side of Monasterevin.
www.kildaretown.ie /location/location-text.asp   (311 words)

 Crystal Cruises - Shore Excursion Details
Join your touring companions on this full-day sightseeing exploration of County Kildare's cultural highlights, including the Irish National Stud Farm, the Japanese Gardens and the exclusive Kildare Country Club.
A highlight of your day is sure to be the special luncheon we have arranged for you at the Kildare Country Club.
Kildare, or the "K" Club, is the only Irish gold property member of Relais and Chateaux.
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 International Civic Heraldry - Ireland - County KILDARE
The red diagonal cross symbolises the ancient aristocratic family of the Kildare area, the Fitzgeralds, who used a red diagonal cross on a white background as their coat-of-arms.
The cross is the saint Bridget's cross; saint Brigid lived in a monastery in county Kildare.
The acorns are taken from the Irish for Kildare (cill dara) which means the church of the oak tree.
www.ngw.nl /int/ier/counties/kildare.htm   (256 words)

 County Kildare
The county is located in Leinster, part of the Great Central Plain, a region of rolling farmland on a limestone base, containing the Curragh Plain, and expanses of low lying peat land, the vast Bog of Allen.
Kildare is bounded to the southwest by the granite sprawl of the Wicklow mountains, and by counties Meath to the north, Dublin to the east, Carlow to the south and Offaly and Laois to the west and southwest respectively.
During recent times, Kildare has grown considerably in demographic terms; the population of the county increasing from 71,977 in 1971 to 122,516 in 1991.
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 RTÉ Sport: Kildare County 3-3 Kilkenny City
Kildare had taken the lead after 17 minutes when Alan McDermott bundled the ball home from close range after Philip Byrne had flicked on Eoin Kavanagh's free-kick.
Kildare were the better side in the early stages of the second half and Hanaphy hit a post early on before Paul Donnelly deservedly drew Kildare level when he slotted home from 12 yards after Kilkenny had failed to deal with a long Alan Byrne throw in.
Kildare thought they had done enough to win the game when Barrett drilled home from just outside the Kilkenny box but Grant struck in the nick of time for the visitors.
www.rte.ie /sport/soccer/2007/0630/kildarecounty.html?rss   (534 words)

 County Kildare
Irish CILL DARA, county in the province of Leinster, east-central Ireland.
With an area of 654 square miles (1,694 square km), it is bounded on the north by County Meath, on the east by Dublin and Wicklow, on the south by Carlow, and on the west by Laoighis and Offaly.
Glacial deposits cover much of the surface of Kildare, and soils are varied; more than four-fifths of the area is farmland.
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