It's Your Kildare
Kildare has wide ranging and diverse areas of economic activity within its boundaries. Across the three broad sectors of economic activity, Agriculture, Industry and Services, there has been a marked change in the sectoral employment shares over the past four decades.
Co. Kildare has an area of 169,426 hectares with a population of 186,335 in 2006. Famous globally as the Thoroughbred County, Kildare has a multitude of race courses not to mention golf courses, rugby, Gaelic football, tennis, hockey and leisure facilities dotted throughout the county.