Travelling to County Kildare
County Kildare is on Dublin's doorstep and is in close proximity to Dublin Airport and Seaport as well as Dun Laoghaire Harbour. It is also only a couple of hours drive from most parts of Ireland.
Travelling within County Kildare
The county is well serviced by national roads and rail links. There are 3 national routes - M4, M7, M9 - running through the county and rail links to the North West and West of Ireland via Maynooth and the South and South West via Naas, Newbridge and Kildare. The county also includes a network of quiet country roads for those interested in travelling by bicycle.
M4/N4/N6: Dublin - Leixlip - Maynooth - Kilcock - Enfield - Galway/Sligo
M7/N7/N21/N8: Dublin - Naas - Newbridge - Kildare - Monasterevin - Port Laoise - Cork/Limerick - Killarney
N78: Dublin - Naas - Kilcullen - Athy / Casteldermot - Kilkenny/Waterford
Naas is located 20 miles South of Ireland's capital,and it is growing remarkably - the fastest growing town in Europe! The population of 14,000 is younger on average than other Irish towns (33% are between 24-44, and only 7% are over 64).
The town's 4,000 new arrivals in the last five years are Ireland's Young Europeans: well educated and upwardly mobile home buyers, who share a technical culture as local hi-tech employees of Intel, Hewlett Packard, Donnelly Mirrors, andmany others. The town is planning new housing estates in the next five years for a larger capacity of 22,000.
There is a main train line in Sallins which is 2 miles from Naas Town - Timetables and latest information is available at www.irishrail.ie
Bus Services are also available - Timetables and latest information is available at www.buseireann.ie