What's on in Kildare

Gerard Manley Hopkins Literary Festival

Fri Jul 21st - Thu Aug 3rd 2023 (Provisional)

Not that many people are aware of the Irish connections of poet Gerard Manley Hopkins, who lived for his last years in …

The Irish Derby

Fri Jun 30th - Sat Jul 8th 2023 (Provisional)

One of the richest races in the world, and at the centre of 3 days of great racing, this is the highlight of the annual …

Punchestown Racing Festival

Tue Apr 25th - Fri May 5th 2023 (Provisional)

This is Ireland's Cheltenham and a very big event in the area - kids are even given time off school to attend.