County Kildare Tourism

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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 28.37 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 34.26 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.59 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 53.31 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 39.02 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 23.24 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 21.91 (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 48.2 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 47.82 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 48.28 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 37.07 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.74 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 49.25 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 70.3 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.71 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.13 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 49.62 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.98 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 57.89 (Moderate)
  • Living in County Kildare - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of County Kildare is 145.88 (High)

    • Safety Index 49.86 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 85.89 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 35.89 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39.51 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 89.11 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 51.66 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.86 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 87.78 (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 0.33 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.66 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 98.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 98.59 USD

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

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