Month: April 2024

Around Carlow
County Kildare

Museum Of Style Icons, Co. Kildare

In 2007, the Museum of Style Icons was established at the Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre, in County Kildare. It all started with a true style icon and a wardrobe classic: Audrey Hepburn’s little black dress. The Givenchy-designed dress with a sequined peplum and matching trim at the hem. Worn by Hepburn in the mad-cap thriller Charade (1963). The […]

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County Kildare

Newbridge Silverware, Co. Kildare

From The Curragh, we went to Newbridge Silverware, a design company’s visitor center with a homeware & jewelry store, a restaurant & fashion museum. Newbridge itself sits on the Curragh plains, in County Kildare, in the heart of Ireland’s ancient east. I have been there before. But I was happy to see the Newbridge Silverware […]

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Around Carlow
County Kildare

Curragh Military Cemetery, Co. Kildare

I stopped to see the Military graveyard on the Curragh of Kildare. It is called Curragh Military Cemetery and is situated on the eastern side of Curragh Military Camp, 3 miles southwest of Newbridge, and 4 miles southeast of Kildare town. The Curragh has historically been a military assembly area, due to the wide expanse […]

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