Republic of Ireland

St. Brigid's Cross was invented in Kildare, because she founded a double monastery there.

The Curragh of Kildare is a 5,000 acre piece of land in Kildare.  The Irish National Stud horse race is held here, and many rare plants grow there.

The world-famous Newbridge Silverware makes not just cutlery, but jewelry and giftware as well!