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.

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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ZMI executive director Patrick Corr said: "This updated resource ticks another important box for our 100% owned Kildare Zinc Project, with our contained zinc and lead resource inventory increasing to in excess of 850,000 tonnes.
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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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About thirty years ago, when I set to discerning the threads of Tudor policy for Ireland during the middle decades of the sixteenth century, I encounter shadowy references to Gerald Fitzgerald, eleventh earl of Kildare. I did not then know that he was popularly remembered as the "wizard" earl, and that the information on him is shadowy only because relatively few letters by the earl himself survive.
Once Kildare's interest in the championship is over I'm off," he vowed.
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