Irelands Ancient East

"Come to Ireland's Ancient East, and you'll find 5,000 years of history, in lush green landscapes, with stories told by the best storytellers in the world."

Killashee Hotel is very excited to be a part of Ireland’s Ancient East as the hotel’s history is what makes Killashee special. Kildare is a very unique county with lots to offer from horse racing, top stud farms, amazing shopping, the wonderful 5,000 acres of flat plains of the Curragh and lots more.  Killashee is proud to be part of the Kildare Heritage, visit Into Kildare for more information. Killashee also partners with My Ireland Tour whom provide some of the finest tour for groups visiting Ireland Ancient East. 

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There is so much to do along the East of Ireland and we want to ensure you get to enjoy all the best parts of the East especially County Kildare. 

With Thundering Hooves, why not immerse yourself in the thrilling Sport of Kings?

Throughout Ireland’s Ancient East, where legends linger, history follows. Legend has it that Fionn mac Cumhaill and his warriors ran their horses on the ancient plains of the Curragh. History tells us that the chariots of 3rd century kings and chieftains raced here.

Spend some time at the races – with numerous racecourses dotted throughout Ireland’s Ancient East, the thrill of a race day is one to experience. Explore the countryside on horseback, trekking along country trails, in old estates and ancient woodlands, or sample the gentle pace of a horse drawn caravan. Meanwhile, a visit to Kildare’s Irish National Stud will unearth tales of stallions and their fate, according to the stars.

If deciding to take your adventure to the waters, the is only 10 minutes from Killashee and is a real great day out. 

Uncover Ireland's Ancient East

Experience Ireland’s Ancient East where vibrant history and modern life meet. Enjoy memorable food experiences, wander down the cobbled streets of medieval towns and explore the gorgeous gardens of this scenic region.

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