Heritage

Co. Kildare's Built & Natural Heritage
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Opening of Commemorative Garden

At Aras Chill Dara, Naas - Sun. 24th April
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Prosperous 1916 Veteran Honoured

Unveiling of commemorative plaque for 1916 veteran Tom Harris in Prosperous on 13 April 2016.

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Kildare Students take first tour of 1916 children's graves

A special tribute to the children of 1916 by Staplestown students.

Heritage Highlights

GPO Staff in 1916 - Kildare connections

GPO Staff in 1916 - Kildare connections

James Durney, County Kildare Historian in Residence, takes a look back at Stephen Ferguson's book on the GPO in 1916 and focuses on the Kildare connections.

The Letters of 1916 project

The Letters of 1916 project

The Letters of 1916 project is the first public humanities project in Ireland. It is creating a crowd-sourced digital collection of letters written around the time of the Easter Rising (1 November 1915 – 31 October 1916). 
​Maynooth University Decade of Commemorations

​Maynooth University Decade of Commemorations

Maynooth University is marking the key events in the revolutionary period that helped to shape the course of history and the development of an independent Ireland.

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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