Newbridge, officially known by its Irish name Droichead Nua, is the largest town in Kildare with a population of almost 30,000. It is Kildares commercial centre and boasts plenty of great shopping facilities from the glamorus Newbridge Silverware to high street shops such as Penny’s and Marks & Spencers.
The town is home to the county Arts Centre, The Riverbank Arts Centre, and the county Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) pitch, St. Conleth’s Park on Main Street, a great place to take in hard-fought club matches.
Things to see and do in Newbridge
- Visit the Museum of Style Icons at Newbridge Silverware
- Take in a show, movie or exhibition at the Riverbank Arts Centre
- Spoil yourself at the atmospheric Keadeen Hotel with fabulous leisure facilities and relaxing afternoon tea
- The Liffey Linear Park is the perfect place to end your day in Newbridge with a picnic and an evening stroll along the fast-moving waters.
Places to eat
Judge Roy Beans, Edward Street.
Tel: 00 353 45 438 077
An Chistin Café & Restaurant, George’s Street.
Tel: 00 353 45 434 900
Foodhall, Whitewater Shopping Centre, Main Street.
Tel: 00 353 449 0002