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LOCAL HISTORY TALKS RESUME IN NAAS AND KILDARE TOWN

 NAAS LOCAL HISTORY GROUP
MONDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER
NAAS  LBRARY - 7.45 p.m.
THE STORY OF KINGSWEAR
CLLR. SEAMIE MOORE
 
Fifty years ago this month the sod was turned on an industry which was to have a central place in the social and economic life of mid-Kildare. The Kingswear plant on the Newbridge Road out of Naas was  opened in a purpose built factory, itself an architectural icon of its time.  Not alone was Kingswear (it made workplace garments) a significant employer but it also fulfilled a social function with many of the young adults from Kildare and adjoining counties who came to work there forming relationships and moving into married life. The story of Kingswear, and its romances, will be recalled on Monday night 3 September by former staff member Cllr. Seamie Moore and friends, in Naas Library at 7.45pm. This is the first talk in the Naas Local History Group's autumn season and, as always, all are welcome.
 
[supplied by Liam Kenny]

Cill Dara Historical Society

Kildare Town's Local History Group
presents
 
The Hill of Allen
with
 
Sean Byrne
Wednesday 5th September
8 p.m. Kildare Education Centre (Old Parochial House)
 
Friary Road, Kildare Town
[supplied by Joe Connelly]

The Autumn Local History Schedules are beginning once again.

Naas - Mon. 3 Sept. THE STORY OF KINGSWEAR

Kildare Town - Wed. 5 Sept. THE HILL OF ALLEN


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