Visit County Kildare - Best of County Kildare

County Kildare (Irish: Contae Chill Dara) is a county in Ireland. It is located in the province of Leinster and is part of the Mid-East Region. It is named after the town of Kildare. Kildare County Council is the local authority for the county which had a population of 210,312 according to the 2011 census.


Home to pretty treasures, County Kildare is Ireland's best kept secret. The nearest major city to County Kildare is Dublin. Dublin, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like National Library Of Ireland, Bram Stokers Castle Dracula, Irish Dance Party. Also, to reach County Kildare, you'll have to take a flight to Dublin; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of County Kildare are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for County Kildare*

  • Pollution Statistics in County Kildare

    Know the pollution level of County Kildare before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 29.65 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 35.51 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 44.1 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 53.9 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 26.83 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 41.12 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25.91 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 21.93 (Low)
  • County Kildare: Crime and Safety

    How safe is County Kildare for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in County Kildare.

    • Burglary and Theft 48.09 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.74 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 47.45 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 37.62 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 48.96 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 70.56 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.15 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.74 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 49.44 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.29 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 58.2 (Moderate)
  • Living in County Kildare - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of County Kildare is 146.08 (High)

    • Safety Index 49.82 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 85.89 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 37.59 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.16 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 80.61 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 49.18 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.61 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 89.22 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in County Kildare

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in County Kildare

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.3 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.96 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 91.18 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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