County Kildare Tourist Attractions List of sites and attractions in County Kildare
Naas, County Kildare
Naas, the county town, is on the main road from Dublin to Cork, Limerick and Waterford. Naas is a cosmopolitan town of approximately 16,000 inhabitants. Naas is a situated near 3 racecourses at Punchestown, The Curragh and Naas. Punchestown hosts the Heineken International Three Day Eventing Championship and the Punchestown National Hunt Festival which is the fastest growing sporting and social event in Ireland.
Kildare, County Kildare
Kildare is, by and large, still an original Irish market town. Dominated by the cathedral and the round tower, defined by its central square with its market hall (now a tourist information center). Parking can be problematic, though not for want of spaces - the car parks tend to be discreetly hidden away, making them hard to find at a first attempt. Unfortunately they are not really advertisements for Kildare as well, with overflowing recycling bins, litter and unhygienic spots very much in evidence. Once you leave this area, however, Kildare presents itself as a thriving community. With history to boot. New commercial developments have thankfully avoided the town center generally.
Monasterevin, County Kildare
Monasterevin is a small town, with Georgian houses, on a flat expanse of country, and occupies a right angle bend on the river Barrow, as it changes direction from east to south. Located in County Kildare, which is situated on the west side of the Wicklow Mountian Range in Ireland, on the N7 road from Dublin to Cork, Monasterevin has a population of about 2,300 people.
K Club Course, , County Kildare
(6,368 Metres / Par 72) The layout was designed by Arnold Palmer and cleverly uses the existing woodland and water. Arnold Palmer believes that the golfer should be challenged from the first tee shot down to the final green. At the same time the course should be fair and enjoyable to play. These objectives have been achieved. This course, to be host of the Ryder Cup in 2006, has been host to the Smurfit European Open since 1995, Europe's most sought after trophy after The Open.
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