Leinster is one of the Provinces of Ireland situated in the east of Ireland, The counties of the province are Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow.
The population of Leinster is 2,504,814 according to the 2011 census, making it the most populous province in the country
The Gaelic Kingdom of Leinster before 1171 was considerably smaller than today's province. The first part of the name Leinster derives from Laigin, the name of a major tribe that once inhabited the area. The latter part of the name derives either from the Irish tir or the Old Norse staor, both of which translate as "land" or "territory".
Things to do
Kildare Wicklow is the ideal destination for an Irish holiday break, from gardens, golf and the great outdoors to fascinating culture, history and heritage. So sweep away those cobwebs and get a breath of fresh air in the region that has it all.
Go golfing, horse riding, horse racing or explore some of Ireland's greatest heritage sites or just experience the great outdoors in the Boyne Valley. Festivals, award-winning food, quaint towns and villages the choice is yours.
Dublin, With evergreen attractions like Trinity College, the National Museum, Croke Park, Grafton St, and St. Stephen's Green, as well as world-renowned architecture, history and so much more, you'd be forgiven for never setting foot outside the city.