Irish National Stud

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Latest News & Events

  • The ITM Irish Stallion Trail20/01/2015The ITM Irish Stallion Trail is a great opportunity to view many of the world’s leading stallions as Ireland’s top Flat & National Hunt Stud farms open their doors over three days. Before the official opening of the traditional covering season of early to mid-February, Irish stud farms will showcase some of the very best sires available to breeders in 2015.

  • Irish National Stud Breeding and Racing Club Trainer Selected17/01/2015Willie McCreery will train the first two-year-old for the Irish National Stud Breeding and Racing Club this year, a filly by Invincible Spirit.

  • Americain will stand at the Irish National Stud in 201516/01/2015John Osborne said ‘the handsome Americain will be popular on looks alone and his first foals have his strength and quality. He will bring balance to our roster which is dominated by speed influences. Americain’s pedigree has class in every generation and his sire was revered in America and a classic sire in Europe. Americain can emulate that given the support his race record deserves. Mr. Kelley will be keen to race his stock.

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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