The Curragh Military Museum

30/06/2016

Many years ago the military has become part of the Curragh and in Kildare, the Curragh is part of us. The history dates back to prehistoric times; the Fianna used to meet at the Hill of Allen; Henry II camped at the Curragh on his way to Dublin in 1171; the Jacobite army trained here in 1686-1687 and in 1855, the British after establishing a permanent post, trained men to go and fight in the Boer War and the trenches of the Somme during the World War I.

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Russborough House

30/06/2016

Russborough House is located in the beautiful countryside near Blessington. This House is spectacular with a fabulous wooden playground, fairy trail and walkways. There is also a walled garden & maze to explore that is fun for all the family. The tea rooms offer the perfect refreshments and you can pick up a souvenir in their gift shop.

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Lullymore Heritage Park

30/06/2016

Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park was opened in 1993. The Park is set on 60 acres of breath-taking landscape and explores Irish heritage, culture and environment with woodland/peat land trails, gardens and exhibitions.

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The Curragh Racecourse

13/07/2016

Your heart is galloping faster than the thundering hooves, louder than the roar of the crowd as the horses plunge up the home straight. You’re in the moment, outside of time, swept up in a thrill of colour and noise. The Irish passion for horse racing is legendary and experiencing it at The Curragh Racecourse is unforgettable.

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