KILL HISTORY GROUP. AUTUMN & WINTER 2019

by ehistoryadmin on August 6, 2019

Kill History Group

Autumn & Winter 2019

 

Monday 20th August: Sylvester Delahunt and local connections with the ‘Rath’ internment Camp – James Durney

[Please note that this event is part of Heritage Week]

 

Friday 20th September:   Walk and Talk around Kill village

[Please note that this event, which is part of “Culture Night”, will start in the car park beside St Brigid’s church at 7 pm]

 

Mon 23rd September: “Four All Irelands: Kildare’s road to Sam Maguire”  – Mario Corrigan

 

Monday 28th October: “The Earls of Castlehaven: Lord Audleys of Cork and Kildare” – Dr Michael J. Keane

 

Monday 25th November: “A genuine Irish Row: Kildare’s first local elections 1899 – Liam Kenny

 

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Monday 27th January 2020: Annual General Meeting (8 p.m)

All meetings take place in the Parish Meeting Room at 8.30 p.m. (unless otherwise indicated)

 

[This programme of talks is supported by Kildare County Council]

 

Boys and girls 10-12 years: registration forms for the Children’s Blitz to commemorate the Co. Kildare 1919 All-Ireland victory are being circulated to clubs in Co. Kildare and some will be available in libraries countywide also.

THE NORTH KILDARE CONSITUENCY WESTMINSTER GENERAL ELECTION 1895

July 16, 2019

THE NORTH KILDARE CONSITUENCY WESTMINSTER GENERAL ELECTION 1895

The North Kildare Constituency Westminster General Election 1895  James Robinson M. Phil. This study concerns the Celbridge branch of the Independent Nationalist League and their candidate, James L. Carew M.P. in the North Kildare Constituency Westminster General Election of 1895. The activities of this branch of the Celbridge Parnellites, as they were called, are referenced through the newspaper reports of the Leinster Leader, the Nationalist newspaper for Co. Kildare.  It was owned and edited by James L. Carew M.P., the […]
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NEWBRIDGE GAS COMPANY

July 10, 2019

NEWBRIDGE GAS COMPANY

Leinster Express 30 April 1859 Newbridge Gas Company On next Tuesday at 2 o’clock Eyre Powell Esq., J.P., will lay the first stone of the Newbridge Gas Works.
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BARRACK BUILDING MISSING DUE TO SUBSIDENCE!

June 26, 2019

BARRACK BUILDING MISSING DUE TO SUBSIDENCE!

Thanks to Paul Darling for his enquiry last week we have solved a puzzle. Paul and his brother Reggie remembered a Barrack Billet Building which had been demolished some time in the late 1950s or early 1960s due to subsidence. They remembered the building literally sinking into the ground and it being demolished for safety. However there was no apparent record – no article or photo. By comparing two maps it was clear to see it had once been there. […]
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3rd IRISH MILITARY SEMINAR PROGRAMME 2019

June 5, 2019

3rd IRISH MILITARY SEMINAR PROGRAMME 2019

  View the entire Programme by clicking on this link IMS 2019_Programme [lo-res] Irish Military Seminar 6-15 June 2019 Great Episodes in Ireland’s History Newbridge Community Library and Riverbank Arts Centre Part of KILDARE COUNTY COUNCIL’S DECADE OF COMMEMORATIONS PROGRAMME and a CREATIVE IRELAND KILDARE INITIATIVE Highlights Thursday 13 June: Kildare History Shorts: 3 presentations on one night Friday 14th June: Irish Defence Forces Night: Jadotville and the Battle of At Tiri Saturday 15 June: Full day of presentations from […]
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LEIXLIP A CHANGING VILLAGE 1730-1850 – WALKING TOUR

May 16, 2019

LEIXLIP A CHANGING VILLAGE 1730-1850 – WALKING TOUR

Join Seamus Kelly for a Walking tour of Leixlip for the Festival on Friday 31st of May. Meet  at Arthur’s Square at 7 pm sharp.. Free event ..   Seamus published his book A Walking Tour of Leixlip in 2001.
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Naas tributes to executed I.R.A. men

May 10, 2019

Naas tributes to executed I.R.A. men

Naas tributes to executed I.R.A. men The funerals of three I.R.A. men executed during the emergency – Geo. Plant, Clonmel; Maurice O’Neill, Cahirciveen and Charles Kerins, Tralee – passed through Naas on Saturday last. The funerals halted at the Railway Bridge, Naas, when floral wreaths were placed on the remains on behalf of Naas Republicans by three children – Marguerite Noone, Joan Purcell and Nan McAssey. Leinster Leader 25 September 1948 The funerals of three I.R.A. men executed during the […]
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THE ORIGIN OF THE IRISH

May 9, 2019

THE ORIGIN OF THE IRISH

The Origin of the Irish “The Origin of The Irish” will be the Topic, next Tuesday 13th May at the South Kildare Villages History and Heritage Group event in The Tanyard, Ballitore at 7.30 pm Colm Flynn will discuss the Development of the Irish Race, over four centuries, from 2019 B.C.right up to date 2019 A.D. The usual Gourmet Coffee, Tea and Bickies. Don’t miss Colm, Ballitore Tanyard, Tuesday at 7.30.  
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DÁIL EIREANN AND THE EMERGENCE OF POLITICAL PARTY SYSTEM IN KILDARE 1919-1923 – KILL HISTORY GROUP

April 13, 2019

DÁIL EIREANN AND THE EMERGENCE OF POLITICAL PARTY SYSTEM IN KILDARE 1919-1923 – KILL HISTORY GROUP

Kill History Group The next meeting of the History Group will take place on Monday 22nd April in the Parish meeting room, starting at 8.30 pm. The guest speaker this month will be local historian and author Seamus Cullen, who will talk about Dail Eireann and the emergence of political party system in Kildare 1919-1923. This is a very topical subject in this Decade of Centenaries and the talk will have a specific Kill connection. Why not come along and […]
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