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Clane, Co. Kildare

Clane is an attractive town halfway between Maynooth and Naas. The River Liffey flows past its outskirts and the Grand Canal is within a couple of miles. It is also close to Mondello Racing Circuit , home to Irish Motor Racing.


The beautiful church of St Michael & All Angels stands in the townland of Millicent, about a mile outside the village of Clane. Consecrated in 1883 and built in the Hiberno Romanesque style, it contains stunning art work, including examples of Cloissone and Scraffito.

Donadea Forest Park is located on the road to Kilcock, this park is situated in the lush lands of Kildare and is fairly typical of demesne landscape. It comprises mixed woodland. The nature trail is somewhat less than 2.5km long and winds through the various natural and man-made elements that make up Donadea. The facilities include a car park, picnic site, toilet and a variety of forest walks. A shop opens during the summer months.

Abbeyfield Equestrian Centre in Clane caters for people of all ages and for all levels. Private tuition can be arranged as well as the opportunity to hunt. A must for all horse enthusiasts.

Gardens

National Botanic Gardens - Dublin Ireland
National Botanic Gardens
Dublin 9, Dublin City
These extensive gardens on the north of Dublin city contain an important plant collection which includes approximately 20,000 species and cultivars. Features worth travelling for include include some stunning herbaceous displays, rose garden, roc ...
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Golf

Hollywood Lakes Golf Club - Ballyboughal Swords County Dublin Ireland
Hollywood Lakes Golf Club
Swords, Co. Dublin
Course Type: Parkland
The golf course at Hollywood Lakes is truly a test for every category of golfer. Currently there are 11 lakes and water features that sees water impact on 9 out of the 18 holes. Combine this element of the design with a multitude of trees a ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Avon Ri Blessington Resort
Blessington, Co. Wicklow
For centuries, the hill where Avon Rí is now located looked out over a valley created by the Liffey and King's River. Avon Rí has taken its name from the latter and now looks out of the Blessington Lakes – a reservoir created ...
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What's On

Honest2Goodness - Glasnevin Dublin 11 - Saturdays
Honest2Goodness - Saturdays 9.30-4.30pm

136a Slaney Close Dublin Industrial Estate Glasnevin Dublin 11

Contact: Brid Carter at 087-629 4713 brid@honest2goodness.ie
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Tourist Attractions

Dublin Zoo - Phoenix Park Dublin 8 Ireland
Dublin Zoo
Dublin 8, Dublin City
Located in the Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, Dublin Zoo is one of Ireland’s most popular visitor attractions, and welcomed almost one million visitors last year. As one of the world’s oldest, yet modern zoos, the 28 hectar ...
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Wedding Venues

The Clarence Hotel - Dublin Wedding Venue - Penthouse Bedroom
The Clarence Hotel
Dublin 2, Dublin City
Dating back to 1852, this 5* boutique city centre hotel on the south quays has long had a special place in the hearts of Irish people and currently enjoys cult status through its owners - Bono and The Edge, of U2 - who have completely refurbished ...
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