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8 Kildare Venues Included In 400+ To Receive €4 Million From Government

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Part of Budget 2023

8 Co. Kildare venues are included in the over 400 nationwide, that have been awarded €4 million by government.

The pilot scheme, which was part of the €6 million euro awarded in Budget 2023 to assist the night-time economy sector, will fund more than 2,000 events including theatre, comedy and dance.

Dry premises have been awarded more than €434,000 in funding.

In total 252 venues in towns and villages, outside of cities, have been awarded funding in an attempt to restart the night-time economy in rural areas.

Venues awarded funding in Co. Kildare:

  • The Railway Inn, Sallins
  • Cunningham's Bar, Kildare Town
  • Lock 13 Brewpub, Sallins
  • 33 South Main, Naas
  • Silken Thomas, Kildare town
  • Spout Bar & Lounge, Kilcullen
  • Boyle's Pub & Off-Licence, Kildare town
  • The Courtyard Hotel, Main Street, Leixlip

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