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Newbridge, Co. Kildare

Droichead Nua, (Newbridge) is situated on the River Liffey. The town is a large industrial and commercial centre with a rapidly growing population. 

Droichead Nua is home to Kildare's only greyhound racing track. There are first class golf courses in the area, water sports, fishing and the Curragh Racecourse is within easy access.

Silverware has been crafted in Newbridge since 1934. The passage of half a century has changed little. Craftsmen with a lifetime's experience fashion the finest materials with traditional skills and loving care. The extensive range of Newbridge Cutlery, Jewellery and other Silverware can be seen at the Newbridge Silverware Visitors Centre, just off the industrial ring-road, which is open 7 days a week.

Gardens

Hunting Brook Gardens - Blessington County Wicklow
Hunting Brook Gardens
Blessington, Co. Wicklow
One of the youngest open gardens, Hunting Brook has all the excitement of a fresh approach and new ideas. But the bones of the place are very old indeed - behind the house there is a ring fort dating back to the 7th century, and the namesake broo ...
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Golf

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K Club, The - Ryder Cup 2006
Straffan, Co. Kildare
Course Type: Parkland / Inland Links
Set amongst the lush countryside of Co. Kildare are two magnificent 18 hole championship golf courses within the resort that is to host the 2006 Ryder Cup. Both of The K Club's courses were designed by Arnold Palmer but each has its own character ...
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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

Athy Farmers Market - County Kildare - Sundays
Athy Farmers Market - Emily Square, Athy, Co Kildare

Sunday, 10am - 3pm

Contact: 087 215 3332; www.kildare.ie/athyfarmersmarket
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Tourist Attractions

Wicklow Mountains National Park - County Wicklow Ireland
Wicklow Mountains National Park
Glendalough, Co. Wicklow
Wicklow Mountains National Park covers much of upland Wicklow and contains a variety of attractions and recreational activities that are popular with city dwellers, history enthusiasts and tourists alike. It is spread over an area of nearly 2 ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Killashee House Hotel & Villa Spa
Naas, Co. Kildare
Set in 80 acres of gardens and woodland just outside Naas town, this hotel and wedding venues been developed around a Victorian building and has earned a reputation for  excellent weddings, which can range from relatively small parties of up ...
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