Castletown Pharmacy is a progressive, independent, family run vibrant pharmacy located on the Main Street in Celbridge, Co Kildare across from the Castletown Gates.

What is seasonal Flu (Influenza) ?

Seasonal Flu is a highly infectious viral illness of the respiratory tract that can be life threatening.

Can Flu cause serious illness?

Flu is a serious illness with most deaths occurring in people aged 65 years and over, those with long term medical conditions and pregnant women.

Is it Cold or Flu?

Flu symptoms come on suddenly with a fever, muscle aches, headache and fatigue. A cold is a much less serious illness than Flu and usually starts gradually with a sore throat and a blocked or runny nose.

How does the seasonal Flu Vaccine work?

Seasonal Flu Vaccine helps the person's immune system to produce antibodies to the flu virus.

How safe is Flu Vaccine?

Seasonal Flu Vaccine have been given for more than 60 years to millions of people worldwide. Reactions are generally mild and serious side effects are very rare.

Do I qualify and do I need to make an appointment?

Our Pharmacists are fully qualified and trained to administer the Flu Vaccine. We can administer the Flu Vaccine to all Adults (except for pregnant women)  over 18 years.

It is free for Medical Card and GP Visit Card Holders and €20 for private Patients. 

There is no need to make an appointment, just call in and we are happy to help and answer all your questions.   


Cholesterol, Diabetes, BMI and Blood Pressure 

Check including advice on Diet and lifestyle


  • All Prescriptions Accepted: Medical Cards, Private, Long Term Illness, Drug Payment Scheme, Colostomy etc.
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Stop Smoking
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Blood Pressure
  • Diabetes screening
  • Cholesterol screening
  • Body Mass Index
  • Compression Hosiery
  • Baby Weighting (FREE)
  • Ear Piercing
  • Weekly Medication Packaging Service (FREE)
  • 10% Student Discount
  • Photo Printing
  • Passport Photos


On street parking available. Payable from 10am to 4pm. FREE after 4 p.m., before 10am and all day on weekends.

We pay your parking for 30 mins when you make a purchase in our pharmacy.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 9am to 7pm

Saturday: 9am to 6pm

Sundays & Bank Holidays: Closed

Contact Details

Castletown Pharmacy

Main St., Celbridge
Co. Kildare, Ireland

Tel: 01 6273962
Fax: 01 6865123

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