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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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But Declan Bonner will not be happy with the concession of two fairly basic goals in the second half which hauled Kildare back from perilous positions.
Kildare boss Cian O'Neill achieved his first goal when securing promotion to Division 2 but a desperate second-half display saw rank outsiders Clare stage a successful smash-and-grab raid in the Division 3 decider.
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Instead the three crowning achievements of this book concern the mid-century: these are Carey's reconstruction of the painstaking endeavor of Kildare to recover much of his ancestral inheritance and influence within the English Pale and on the borders of the Gaelic midlands; his explanation of how Kildare succeeded in making himself useful to the furtherance of government policy; and his depiction of Kildare's desperate effort to find a middle way when opinions became polarized, first on constitutional and then on religious grounds, between crown officials and the previously loyal community of the Pale.
O'Dwyer, who was in charge from 1990 to '94 and then from 1997 to the present day, added: "The most satisfying thing about my 10 years here is not the two Leinster titles we won but the fact that I will leave Kildare football in a much better state than when I took over.
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And the Kildare players will want to make a really special effort for a man who has become a genuine GAA legend and is a very hospitable hotelier - just like my former team boss Brian McEniff.
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Tenders are invited for kildare county council wish to tender for an architect lead design team for the design and construction of a multipurpose community facility which will have 2 storeys and a gross internal floor area of 1968sq.