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Kildare,

county (1991 pop. 122,656), 654 sq mi (1,694 sq km), E central Republic of Ireland. The county seat is Kildare. The region is a flat plain, containing the greater portion of the Bog of Allen, as well as many glacial deposits. The principal rivers are the Liffey, the Greese, and the Barrow. Agriculture is the chief occupation; the breeding of racehorses is also significant. The county is named for the oak (Cill Dara) under which St. Bridget constructed her cell. Pre-Christian and early Christian relics remain, including a 13th-century castle and monastery.

Kildare

a county of E Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province: mostly low-lying and fertile. County town: Naas. Pop.: 163 944 (2002). Area: 1694 sq. km (654 sq. miles)
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Whether builders and car dealers and the like want to employ Cill Dara is up to them but surely an airline must be much more scrupulous.
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For racing enthusiasts the curragh race course is just a short spin away while if golfing is a passion, there are many courses to choose from, namely the Curragh, Cill Dara, and the newly opened Dunmurray Springs, all only a short drive away.
My main focus today is on HASANKA in the listed Cill Dara Securities Ballycullen Stakes, hoping she can gain compensation for her narrow defeat in a fillies' Group 3 at Cork recently.
He also won many of Ireland's top handicaps, including the Irish Cesarewitch twice with Cill Dara.
Gianna Waters, 22, collapsed and died during a game of tag rugby at Cill Dara Rugby Club, Co Kildare, in September last year.
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Rhinestone Cowboy's rider J P Magnier could end the four-day meeting on a high, on board the Edward O'Grady-trained FARRANFORE in the Cill Dara Security Flat Race.
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