Heritage

Co. Kildare's Built & Natural Heritage
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Snowdrops, Aconites and Early Bulbs at Burtown House

Early Spring opening Opening Feb 13th - 28th.
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Irish culture, its traditions and connection to wetlands

Celebrations at Bog of Allen Nature Centre.
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Adopt a Monument Scheme

The Heritage Council has launched a new scheme aimed at supporting public access to Ireland’s archaeological monuments.

Heritage Highlights

Library Job Swop with Kildare Local Studies Section

Library Job Swop with Kildare Local Studies Section

Olive Morrin of Maynooth University Library gives a day in the life glimpse into the Local Studies Department of Kildare Library & Arts service, following her recent library work swop.

St Brigid’s Cathedral, Kildare Town

St Brigid’s Cathedral, Kildare Town

St Brigid’s Cathedral, located in the heart of Kildare town, occupies one of the most significant ecclesiastical sites in Ireland and is the site most associated with Ireland's most famous female saint, Brigid.
Co.Kildare Federation of Local History Groups

Co.Kildare Federation of Local History Groups

Each year the Federation holds a seminar to coincide with its AGM. Notable key speakers present illustrated talks on historical events which are often topical due to anniversaries.

Heritage Featured

The Co.Kildare Monastic Trail

The Co.Kildare Monastic Trail

County Kildare is at the heart of the story of the dawn of Christianity in Ireland and a free audio guide, and a beautifully illustrated audio-visual guide, are available to help you explore this rich monastic heritage and bring to life these fascinating sites.
Kildare Town Heritage Trail

Kildare Town Heritage Trail

Kildare has been at the heart of Irish history for millenia. This free to download audioguide and audio-visual guide, will lead you around the wonderful Heritage Town of Kildare.

Tracing Your Kildare Ancestors

Tracing Your Kildare Ancestors

For anyone with Irish ancestors, tracing a family tree is never an easy or straight forward task. There are many reasons for this. Ireland's complex and troubled past resulted in a very scattered and incomplete set of records.
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