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Kildare Curragh Cycle Loop Directions


Section 1

0 to 10km

Leave the train station and you emerge on Station Road, where you turn right. Go past a green, through a crossroads and you will see St Brigid’s Round Tower on your right. Keep straight to enter Market Square. The entrance to Saint Brigid’s is on your right.

Keep straight down Bride Street and take the left when the road forks at a church. The road crosses over the motorway. Take the next left and you go past the car park for the Irish Stud.

Continue in this direction and take the first left, signed The Curragh. Go right at the next t-junction [5km marker] and left at the next crossroads. This road takes you through the Curragh Camp – an army base and military college.

Go straight through and take the second exit at the first roundabout you reach. You cross the motorway again and take the first exit at the next roundabout, signed for the racecourse.


Section 2

10 – 17km

Keep straight and go up the hill, with the Curragh on your left. Go straight through the next roundabout.

You pass the grandstand. Stay on this road and it takes you [15km marker] right back to the centre of Kildare. At the first crossroads you reach turn right and you are back on Station Road. You soon reach the train station.