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  • Why Choose Kildare?

    A short 30-minute drive from Ireland’s Capital, Dublin nestled in farmland landscapes and set around the famous Curragh Plains is the County of Kildare. Kildare is rich in Culture and History and is home to many tourism attractions, shopping, vibrant bars & Award-winning Restaurants- Kildare offers something for everyone.

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  • Top 5 'Things to do' for Families in Kildare

    With the Summer holidays upon us, there is no better time to make Kildare your next Family Trip destination and explore all our County has to offer. There is plenty to do and see for all the family to enjoy from adventurous in door activities to the great outdoors. Here are our Top 5 picks to help you plan the perfect ‘Family Fun Getaway'

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  • Gardening Tips from Killashee's Estate Manager

    Killashee is set on acres on Magnificent Gardens, Woodland Areas and Parkland Trails. It is our Estate Manager of 33 years, Tony Hanlon’s Pride and Joy.We sat down with Tony to learn all his Tips & Tricks he has picked up over the years and we are here to share them with you!

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  • Top Wedding Trends 2020

    We know planning a wedding can be a little overwhelming at times, we have put together a list of Top Trends for 2020/2021 to merely give you some inspiration for your big day.

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  • The Perfect Girls Trip

    So, you have decided you need a Girls Trip, the next step is to pick a destination to suit everyone’s needs like good food, vibrant bars, shopping and of course self-care. Killashee Hotel in County Kildare can offer you all you need, onsite or minutes away!

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  • Corporate Away Day at Killashee

    Companies are increasingly looking for new and exciting ways to improve their Team’s Spirit and Efficiency. A Corporate Away day at Killashee is a fun filled energetic way to stimulate people and help them connect with one another.

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  • Day Trips from Kildare

    We have complied a list of ‘Day Trips’ which are within an hour’s drive from Kildare for you to make the most of your trip to Ireland!

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  • Day Spa Package

    Our New Day Spa Package lets you customise and personalise your day by allowing you to choose your own treatments.

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  • Irish National Stud

    Summer at the Irish National Stud, when the sun is shining this really is a special place to visit. Children's Play area, picnic benches, stunning gardens, museum and amazing horses.

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  • Lullymore Heritage Park

    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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  • Russborough House

    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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  • The Curragh Racecourse

    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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  • Mondello Park

    Mondello Park -Motor Racing, Family Day Out, Great Fun when exploring Ireland's Ancient East.

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  • Donadea Forest Park

    The Donadea Forest Park is in north-west Kildare, a half an hour’s drive from Killashee hotel. It is a mixed woodland of 243 hectares.

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  • The Curragh Military Museum

    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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