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Diana Conolly – Carew Exhibition


Admission to the Exhibition is included in your ticket to the House.


01/05/2023 - 01/09/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Castletown House and Parklands

60 years ago Diana Conolly-Carew became the first woman to win an Aga Khan for Ireland on the first team to feature non-military riders.

She and her horse Barrymore became firm favourites with the Irish public.

Come and see the posters, TV footage, pictures and newspaper articles from the 1960’s in the newly dressed stables at Castletown House.


Co. Kildare
W23 V9H3

01 628 8252

Getting Here

Castletown is easily accessible by public transport.

By Bus:

From Dublin City Centre: The C4 goes from Ringsend Road via City Centre Quays to Celbridge village. Alight at stop 3907 and the Castletown Gates are in front of you.

The 120 bus (operated by Go-Ahead) goes from Dublin City Centre towards Edenderry. Take the 120 to stop 7085, English Row and walk up Main Street to the Castletown Gates.

By Train:

From Hazelhatch rail station, take the W61 bus to Main Street Celbridge, stop number 3907 and the Castletown Gates are in front of you.

By Car

Coming from Dublin on the M4, take exit 5 (Leixlip East, Celbridge East). Proceed on the R403 to Celbridge village. Take a right when you go over the bridge and the Castletown gates are at the top of this road facing you. There is very limited parking available in Celbridge Village. Visitors should ensure that they park legally.

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