Travelling to County Kildare
County Kildare is on Dublin's doorstep and is in close proximity to Dublin Airport and Seaport as well as Dun Laoghaire Harbour. It is also only a couple of hours drive from most parts of Ireland.
Travelling within County Kildare
The county is well serviced by national roads and rail links. There are 3 national routes - M4, M7, M9 - running through the county and rail links to the North West and West of Ireland via Maynooth and the South and South West via Naas, Newbridge and Kildare. The county also includes a network of quiet country roads for those interested in travelling by bicycle.
M4/N4/N6: Dublin - Leixlip - Maynooth - Kilcock - Enfield - Galway/Sligo
M7/N7/N21/N8: Dublin - Naas - Newbridge - Kildare - Monasterevin - Port Laoise - Cork/Limerick - Killarney
N78: Dublin - Naas - Kilcullen - Athy / Casteldermot - Kilkenny/Waterford
Rathangan is a small town with a population of approximately
1200 and is located about 9 miles from Kildare Town.
Rathangan, only 40 miles from Dublin, has a supermarket, post office, and shops. There is a school (Rathangan Primary and Secondary School), churches and a number of businesses. Items of interest are parachuting which takes place at Clonbullogue, Lullymore Heritage Park, Pollardstown Fen and Peatland World, which is located in the heart of the historic Bog of Allen.
There is a main train line in Sallins which is 2 miles from Naas Town - Timetables and latest information is available at www.irishrail.ie
Bus Services are also available - Timetables and latest information is available at www.buseireann.ie