Kildare

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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.
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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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Kildare 8.30pm, panel Robert Catterson (MC), Niall 'Slippers' Madden, Niall Cronin, Martin Murphy (HRI), Darragh Fitzpatrick (Cill Dara Betting).
| Six counties have names associated with trees - Derry (Doire or oak), Antrim (Aon Trim or elder), Monaghan (Muineachan or 'place of thicket'), Kildare (Cill Dara or 'church of the oaks'), Roscommon (Ros Comain or 'St.
Kildare Panel Pat Nolan (MC), Dessie Hughes, Matt Chapman, Oliver Brady, Damien McElroy, Robert Catterson, Fran Flood, Paddy Aspell, Darragh Fitzpatrick (Cill Dara Betting).
The province will have two open training sessions in Cill Dara RFC on Friday, 9th August and on Thursday, 22nd August in Dundalk RFC ahead of the opening game.
Miltonfield won in both 1996 and 1999 while Cill Dara won in 1976 and 1977 and Bigaroon scored three times in four years in the early 1970s.
Second, Ailbhe Ni hAlmhuira, left, Gael Cholaiste, Cill Dara. Third, Stephanie Smith, right, Colaiste na Sceilge, Cahersciveen By MIRROR REPORTER BUDDING young journalists and photographers were showered with awards last night in the National Newspapers Press Pass competition.
Rum Baba has a chance in the three-year-old maiden and the well-bred Heed My Warning is expected to go well in the Cill Dara EBF Maiden.
Kildare Barney Curley: on panel at Salthill Panel Pat Nolan (MC), Dessie Hughes, Matt Chapman, Oliver Brady, Damien McElroy, Robert Catterson, Fran Flood, Paddy Aspell, Darragh Fitzpatrick (Cill Dara Betting).
O'Brien's HERMITAGE BAY only just failed to make a winning debut at the last Curragh meeting and Roche's mount should prove too good for the opposition in the Cill Dara EBF Maiden.
Five years later, Cill Dara became the first horse to carry the greenand-gold-hooped colours of Limerick's South Liberties GAA Club.