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About County Kildare in Ireland

Learn More About County Kildare and The Areas We Serve In It

County Kildare is a county in Ireland. It is located in the province of Leinster and is part of the Mid-East Region along with Meath, Wicklow and Louth. The biggest towns in County Kildare are Newbridge, Naas and followed closely by Celbridge.

A large proportion of people living in Kildare work in Dublin as property prices are cheaper whilst commuting is kept to within an hour.

Here at Roof Wise Kildare, we service all the County Kildare regions including an emergency call out service for after hours. You can learn more by visiting our roofing services for Kildare and our guttering/soffits/fascia services in Kildare.

The county has three major rivers running through it called the Barrow, the Liffey and the Boyne. The Grand Canal crosses the county from Lyons on the east to Rathangan and Monasterevin on the west.

A southern branch joins the Barrow navigation at Athy. The Royal Canal stretches across the north of the county along the border with Meath.



Here are some helpful resources for you find more information about Kildare County. We service all the areas near and around County Kildare including Newbridge, Celbridge and Kildare town.


Here are some other local services and trades in the County Kildare region. We share no affiliation with them. It is done merely for informational purposes and to help our customers with choosing other local services in Kildare.


 Moore Avenue
Co. Kildare
Telephone: 045 832875
Visit Site: Select Paving Kildare


Butterstream Business Park
Clane Co Kildare
Telephone: 045 246414
Visit Site: Naturalscape Paving Clane


Ladytown Business Park
Co. Kildare
Office: 045 254235
Visit Site: Wash, Paint and Seal

Interesting Places in County Kildare

The Kildare Maze
The Kildare Maze
Irish National Stud
Irish National Stud
Donadea Castle Kildare
Donadea Castle Kildare
Castletown House
Castletown House

RSS Latest News in Kildare

  • Joe Dolan chosen as Kildare's favourite classic singer as countdown to Guineas Weekend at Curragh continues May 18, 2024
    County Kildare’s favourite all time rock star has been unveiled by the Curragh Racecourse with a countywide poll showing that an overwhelming majority have voted for the late great Joe Dolan as their favourite all time classic singing star. The extensive survey was carried out by the Leinster Leader
  • Taoiseach visits Clane to launch Fine Gael's Local Election candidates May 18, 2024
    Pictured at Kildare Fine Gael local election campaign launch in the Westgrove Hotel, Clane on Thursday, L-R Cllr Ivan Keatley, Cllr Evie Sammon, Cllr Brendan Wyse, Taoiseach Simon Harris, Cllr Tracey O’Dwyer, Minister Martin Heydon, TD., Cllr Kevin Duffy, Brian Kenny, Cllr Peggy O’Dwyer, (missing fr
  • Jurisdiction refused for juvenile defendant allegedly involved in Kildare vehicle theft by group May 18, 2024
    A Naas District Court judge decided to refuse jurisdiction in a case which appeared before him on Thursday, May 16 last, which involved a juvenile. Judge Desmond Zaidan made the decision during the case, which was held in-camera (in private). He was told by gardaí that the Director of Public Prosecu
  • Fairytale Prosperous home on market for €1.1m May 18, 2024
    Caragh House in Prosperous has been put on the market with a guide price of €1.1m. A captivating historic country home, dating to 1880, with endless charm and privately nestled within a 7-acre (2.8 hectares) pocket estate. Accommodation extends to 3,929 square feet (365 square metres) in total with
  • Bat walks, bog talks, bees and much more at Kildare Biodiversity Week May 18, 2024
    Biodiversity is the variety of all life on earth and includes the largest tree in your local park, the blackbird in your garden, the worms in the soil, to the whales off the Irish coast. National Biodiversity Week is all about connecting you with nature. It’s about communicating the importance of bi
  • LATEST: Green light by Kildare planners for €5m project to put new homes onto site of historic building May 18, 2024
    39 residential units have been granted planning permission on site of the former Malt House in Monasterevin. A planning application by Clonmel Enterprises Limited was approved by Kildare County Council. The three-storey Malt House dates from 1850 and was refurbished in the 1980s. The former store ma
  • Free entry to Naas Races on Sunday: people asked to dress in 1920's gear to mark 100th anniversary May 17, 2024
    Naas Racecourse hosts one of its flagship days this Sunday (19 May) - the Annual Royal Ascot Trials Day - with over €300,000 in prizemoney on offer for what is always a brilliant day's racing. But there is much more on offer this time around with the racecourse celebrating its centenary of racing at
  • Green light for high-rise building in the middle of Newbridge May 17, 2024
    A new residential and retail development is being built near the Whitewater Shopping Centre in Newbridge. An Bord Pleanala has granted permission with conditions. Dublin based developer Ascot Construction Ltd is behind the project. Being built is a five to six-storey mixed-use development at the sit
  • Visitor amenities to be provided at canalside town May 17, 2024
    Public seating and benches will be provided in Sallins. Naas Mayor Bill Clear told a municipal district meeting that there is a shortage of these facilities in the town. He predicted that a lot of people will visit the town this summer because of the greenway opening. According to Kildare County Cou
  • Making Cents: Your financial questions answered May 17, 2024
    Question Hi, is there a €1,000 BIK benefit from Revenue and how is it received? Answer I think you are referring to what’s known as the small benefits exemption. Changes were in the Budget on the September 27, 2002 which allowed employees receive up to €1,000 in non-cash benefits each year from thei