Day: January 20, 2024

Around Carlow
County Kildare

The Curragh, Co. Kildare

The Curragh is a flat open plain of almost 2,000 hectares (5,000 acres) of common land in County Kildare. The name Curragh comes from the Irish word “currach” which translates as “plain”, a place of the running horse. So, the Curragh is Ireland’s largest, finest, and possibly only, example of a surviving ancient lowland unenclosed […]

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