Dublin City Centre is only a 40-minute drive away, thanks to the N7 and M7, located next to Newbridge town, while the M50 can be accessed in only 25 minutes, opening up Ireland’s network of motorways. A regular bus service connects Newbridge to Dublin, and commuters can also avail of a regular train service from the town to the city centre.
Newbridge itself is a vibrant town with an abundance of shops and amenities. It is also home to a variety of multinational companies including the Lidl Distribution Centre, Newbridge Silverware and Pfizer, to name but a few. All are major contributors to the performance of the local and Irish economy.
The town contains an array of both primary and secondary schools, most of which are located a short distance from Curragh Farm.
The well-respected Newbridge College and Gaelcholáiste Chill Dara, Kildare’s one and only Irish-speaking secondary school, are but two examples of the education facilities located in the area. Primary schools in the area include St. Conleth Infant School, Newbridge Educate Together and Scoil Mhuire.
For the food or retail enthusiast Newbridge is home to a mouth-watering selection of restaurants, pubs and shops, not to mention The Whitewater Shopping centre, one of Ireland’s largest retail shopping outlets. Stores here include some of the biggest names in retail, for example, H&M, Boots, Zara, River Island and Marks & Spencer’s. In addition, it is home to no fewer than 13 food outlets and a six-screen ODEON cinema.
Newbridge is surrounded by some of the best sporting activities County Kildare has to offer such as the newly refurbished Curragh Racecourse, The Curragh Golf Club and the well known GAA grounds of St. Conleth’s GAA Park and Hawkeld Centre of Excellence. Along with these activities, there is a large variety of gyms, leisure centres and playgrounds to cater for all of the families needs.