Kildare is a county rich in heritage and history including equine, military, music, literature and much more. It is the birthplace of St Brigid, the patron Saint of Ireland; her life and legacy are being celebrated and commemorated through the ‘Brigid 1500‘ program of events.
It is the birthplace of the global brand Guinness, its founder Arthur Guinness, and the great explorer Ernest Shackleton. The County has a long association with Ireland’s Defence Force at The Curragh and is known as the ‘thoroughbred county’ given its vibrant equestrian sector.
Kildare County Council wants to support its Kildare diaspora to connect with each other through relevant and interesting stories, events and news relating to Kildare’s international connections.
If you or someone you know has links to Kildare and would like to connect or reconnect with the county, please complete the short questionnaire on this link https://leokildare.submit.com/show/357
You will receive relevant information relating to Kildare and its global network by submitting your information. You can withdraw consent at any time by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org