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County Kildare History and Heritage

Kildare History & Family Research Centre

Heritage section of KCC Website

Local Organisations

Kildare Archaeological Society

Kildare Town Heritage Centre Online Shop

Kildare Federation of Local History Groups

Monasterevin Historical Society

Grey Abbey Conservation Project

Athy Heritage Centre

Athy Heritage Centre

Heritage Week 2015 in County Kildare

Many of the historical resources in this section of Kildare Community Network are provided by County Kildare Library and Arts Service's Local Studies, Genealogy and Archives Dept., Kildare's premier source of local history, genealogy and archive materials.

Local Studies, Genealogy & Archives, Kildare Co. Library & Arts Service, incorporates:


The Genealogy Department provides a professional research service to members of the public both at home and abroad. Click here to go to the Genealogy section of the library website.

Local History

The Local Studies Department Kildare Co. Library and Arts Service As well as containing a wonderful collection of secondary source material the Local Studies Department includes many original gems. Also of interest, EHistory - Kildare Online Electronic History Journal.
Click here to go to the Local Studies section of the library website


The County Archives: Archives are records of continuing value. They are the raw material of history from which we can study and understand the development of past organisations, communities and individuals.
Click here to go to the Archives section of the library website