Irish National Stud

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Latest News & Events

  • Hardy Eustace & Rite of Passage join our Living Legends Team25/02/2015Champion Hurdler Hardy Eustace and Ascot Gold Cup hero Rite of Passage join the Irish National Stud’s Living Legends team alongside Beef or Salmon, Kicking King and Moscow Flyer.

  • Listed Double for Invincible Spirit23/02/2015Both Listed contests at Lingfield’s all-weather card on Saturday went to sons of Irish National Stud sire Invincible Spirit.

  • 2014 CIE Award of Excellence recipients03/02/2015We are also proud to say we have been awarded the 2014 CIE Excellence Award for the fourth successive year!97% of CIE Tours customers are “first timers” and this award is only presented to those who achieve a customer satisfaction rating in excess of 90%.

Our Location

The Irish National Stud is an ideal family trip from a number of locations in Ireland with it being only 45 minutes from Dublin City, one hour from Waterford, and two hours from both Cork and Galway.

By Car
Travelling from the M7 take Exit 13 in the direction of Nurney on the R415 as far as Newtown Cross.  Turn left and continue to the T-Junction. Turn right at the T-Junction for the Visitors car park, drive a short distance and then turn left. The car park entrance is 200m on the left. Distance from Exit 13 to car park - 1.3 miles.

GPS co-ordinates @53.144582,-6.901603

By Train
There is a Direct Rail Service to Kildare from Dublin, Limerick, Waterford, Westport and Cork (via Portlaoise).  Visit www.irishrail.ie to view timetables. A shuttle bus operates from the Kildare Train Station to Kildare Town, Kildare Village Outlet Shopping and the Irish National Stud. This Shuttle Bus is operated by Kildare Village Retail Outlet (please click here to view timetable)

By Bus
Monday/Saturday from Dublin City Centre Bus Station (Busaras) at 09h30
Return journey departs 15h45
Sunday from Busaras at 10h00 & 12h00 returning at 15h00 and 17h30


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