The landed gentry played a significant role in the
history of Kildare. The highly impressive houses
throughout the county stand as testimony to this.
There has always been a deep fascination in 'The
Big House' - the families living there, their
Clane, County Kildare, has a rich history and the local community are very active and involved in keeping local traditions alive. This book will bring together the memories, under various themes such as education, music, agriculture and sport, of differen