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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


johnstown House
Johnstown Naas
Co. Kildare
Telephone: 045 844235
Visit Site: Curragh Stone


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

  • Raheens beat Leixlip in a thriller to claim Reserve Division 2 title June 29, 2022
    Reserve Football League Division 2 final Raheens 5-12 Leixlip 3-7 Raheens have beaten Leixlip in a thrilling final to win this year’s Reserve Football League Division 2. The final margin of nine points does this game no justice as to the competitive nature and entertainment of this contest.  The gam
  • Kildare's Paul Mescal GAA shorts worn in Normal People to be auctioned in aid of Ukrainian filmmakers June 29, 2022
    Film props including a pair of GAA shorts from a hit Irish series Normal People, which starred Kildare's Paul Mescal, are going under the hammer in aid of Ukrainian filmmakers.  The online auction launched this morning (Wednesday June 29) as part of a campaign organised by a group of independent Iri
  • Newbridge girls bring two national titles back to Kildare boxing club June 29, 2022
    Setanta Boxing Academy, Newbridge added to their list of national titles at the weekend when the finals of the National Junior Cadets were boxed in the National Boxing Stadium, Dublin. The National Junior Cadets combine boxers aged 13 and 14 at the various weight categories. Setanta Boxing Academy h
  • World's first women's cue sport academy opened in Kildare by Minister for Sport June 29, 2022
    Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin visited Newbridge snooker and pool club Sharkx to open their cue academy for women’s players on June 29. The academy for women’s cue sports is the first of its kind worldwide. Minister Martin said, “It’s brilliant to op
  • Irish Water is upgrading Kildare wastewater network June 29, 2022
    Irish Water, working in partnership with Kildare County Council, is progressing a major project to upgrade and improve the wastewater network in Monasterevin. The delivery of this essential wastewater project will support future economic growth and development, facilitating the construction of a new
  • Kildare County Council has three education bursary schemes for 2022 June 29, 2022
    Kildare County Council has announced details of three education bursaries, to provide an opportunity to study at third level, to persons who may not be in a position to undertake a course of study because of serious disadvantage or disability. They are as follows: the William G. Carroll Bursary, mai
  • Kildare restaurant offering cash prize to Glastonbury festival Newbridge or Nowhere flag owner June 29, 2022
    One Glastonbury festival goer felt it necessary and to bring his Newbridge or nowhere flag to the music festival. The video and photographs have been shared massively online as people search for the Kildare fan. Newbridge restaurant Dubh have offered a €150 bar tab if the person comes forward with t
  • Kildare hurling championship get under way with prelim win for Naas and Coill Dubh June 29, 2022
    UPMC Senior Hurling Championship, preliminary round Naas 4-23 Leixlip 0-6 The result was never in doubt as Naas easily disposed of Leixlip in the preliminary round of the Senior Hurling Champion- ship on Saturday. While the game was competitive to begin with, two goals in each half helped the county
  • Maintaining Kildare council homes costs over €16m a year June 29, 2022
    Kildare County Council spent just over €16.2m on housing maintenance in 2021. Figures produced at a KCC meeting on May 30 show that this increased from nearly €12.5m the year before (2020). In 2019, housing maintenance cost €9.8m while the maintenance bills were €10.8m and €9.6 in 2018 and 2017 resp
  • BREAKING: Kildare gardaí seek information following serious assault in Naas June 29, 2022
    Gardaí in Naas are currently investigating an incident of assault causing harm which occurred in the town on Saturday last between 6pm and 7pm. The injured party had gone for a walk around the lake at the Ballymore Eustace Road, Naas, with his two dogs when another male started following him and sho