Kildare is an Irish county that is home to some of the larger villages in the nation. Its history as a shire that stretches back to the 13th century and it remains one of the single best places to be if one wishes to see a lot of beautiful towns in one trip. Naas is the largest town in Kildare and the seat of government. This city is known for its rapid growth, both in terms of economy and population. Leixlip is known as a the home of one of Ireland's most famous beers! If you want to take in the history of Ireland, a visit to Maynooth is in order. This village of 10,000 is the educational capital of Kildare. Athy is the town that serves as the hub of activity in the south of Kildare.