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NAAS LOCAL HISTORY GROUP SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMME 2013

Naas Local History Group

Spring/Summer Programme 2013

Tuesday 2nd April. Heritage night and presentation of Heritage Cup to Sean English in recognition of Gleann na Greine cottages restoration; followed by talk on Naas Railway by Liam Kenny and Growing up in Gleann na Greine by Ronnie Kinnane. 7.45 pm Naas Community Library. All Welcome.

Sunday 21st April. Punchestown Walking Sunday. We all meet at 3 pm, at the parade Ring, Punchestown Racecourse for a session of nostalgia and stories by Group Members. All Welcome.

Sunday 12th May. History Group member Brian O'Connor is our guide for a visit to Kerdiffstown House to learn about the house and 'The Aylmer and Cardiff Families'connection. Assemble at Kerdiffstown House at 3 pm. All Welcome.

Thursday 23rd May. Celebrating 100 Years of Lawlors. Learn about your local town walk - Poplar Square, Friary Rd, Blessington Rd, Dublin Rd, the Crossings and back to Poplar Square. Led by Group Members. Meet at Lawlor's 7.30 pm. All Welcome.

Sunday 2nd June. Group Member Brian McCabe has organised a trip to the Watch-house at Ladytown. Meet at 3 pm (travel by car). All Welcome.

Saturday 22nd June. Annual Summer history bus outing to Limerick. Details to be finalised.

Tuesday 9th July. Bi-Centenary of the Market House (1813) and 170th annversary of Naas Jail (1833). Walk by Group Members and Guest Speakers. Meet at 7.30 pm. All Welcome.

Saturday 20 July. Visit to Coolcarrigan House and Gardens, courtesy Robert Wilson Wright. Bus pick-up 2.00 pm. Entrance and bus fee.

Further details from Paddy Behan, PRO at 045876365 or 0872853792.


The 2013 Spring/Summer Programme for Naas Local History Group


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