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'Hoisting of the Flags' to commemorate St. David's Day, in Naas


Posted on  February 21, 2007


A note from Liam Kenny on the communal hoisting of the Irish and Welsh Flags to commemorate St. David's Day in Naas - Saturday 24 February 2007 more

17TH ANNUAL FETHARD BOOKFAIR


Posted on  February 10, 2012


17th Annual  Fethard Bookfair Sunday 12 February 2012

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ANTIQUES AND FINE ARTS FAIR


Posted on  February 08, 2013


Boro Books will be taking a stand at the Antiques and Fine Arts Fair at Lawlor’s Hotel Naas on Sunday next Feb 10 from 11am to 6.00pm.

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ARCHAEOLOGY - Kingship and Sacrifice Exhibition in the National Museum of Ireland, Archaeology and History, Kildare St.


Posted on  July 03, 2006


Details of the recently opened Iron Age Exhibition in the National Museum of Ireland, based around the uncovering of two Bog Bodies of excellent preservation, and the Research project initiated by their discovery.

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ATHY HERITAGE CENTRE-MUSEUM EVENTS


Posted on  September 01, 2007


A note from Athy Heritage Centre-Museum on forthcoming events more

AUTUMN SCHEDULE OF LOCAL HISTORY TALKS IN KILDARE TOWN


Posted on  September 07, 2006


 

A fascinating addition to the Local History Schedule of Talks has just been announced for Thursday 12 October 2006 in association with The County Kildare Federation of Local History Groups

‘COMMANDANT JAMES O’NEILL, IRISH CITIZEN ARMY (1917 – 1922) and Quartermaster, GPO, Easter 1916’ – with JOHN COLGAN

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BOOK LAUNCH - ASPECTS OF LUCAN


Posted on  August 19, 2008


Note from John Colgan: 28th August  in the West County Hotel, Lucan, at 8pm. Prominent local historians including Suzanne Pegley and Patricia Donohoe  are launching a new book  entitled, Aspects of Lucan.  more

BOOK LAUNCH. THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE IN KILDARE


Posted on  July 18, 2013


The War of Independence in Kildare by James Durney will be launched in the Riverbank, Newbridge, at 5.30 on Friday 26 July 2013

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BOOK LAUNCH: FROM CASTLEKEEP TO COUNCIL CHAMBER


Posted on  June 06, 2013


On Thursday 13 June at 7.30 pm Naas Town Mayor Willie Callaghan  will launch ‘From Castlekeep to Council Chamber. The story of Naas Town Hall,’ by Michael Mulvey

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BOOKSIGNING BY ORLA TINSLEY


Posted on  September 15, 2011


Orla Tinsley will be signing copies of her book ‘Salty Baby’ in Farrell & Nephew bookstore in Newbridge this Saturday the 17th of September from 1.00 pm

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BY THE WAY


Posted on  June 09, 2011


An appeal by author Ann Lane for material on a book about hidden things in your area

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CARAGH HISTORY GROUP NEW BOOK


Posted on  June 11, 2011


Caragh History Group will launch: The Great People of Caragh. Through the Arches of Time on Friday 1st July 2011

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CELBRIDGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY


Posted on  October 24, 2012


The next meeting for Celbridge Historical Society - 5 November 2012 'The Ulster Scots Connection' by Dr. David Hume

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CHRONICLES OF LONG KESH


Posted on  February 25, 2011


Martin Lynch brings his smash-hit play about The Maze prison 'The Chronicles of Long Kesh' to Kildare Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co. Kildare on Thursday 10th March, 8pm

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CILL DARA HISTORICAL SOCIETY


Posted on  January 04, 2012


Cill Dara History Society, Kildare Town's Local History Group Series of Talks & Walks 2012.

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CLANE TALK FOR HERITAGE WEEK


Posted on  August 23, 2008


Wednesday 27 Aug 8 p.m. Clane Community Library, The Role of the Land Agent in 19th Century Ireland, by Ciaran J. Reilly. more

CO. KILDARE WORLD WAR I LIST


Posted on  April 26, 2013


Kildare Library and Arts Service are compiling a list of men from Co. Kildare who were killed in action, died of wounds, disease or accident during World War I. more

COME OUT YE BLACK AND TANS!


Posted on  August 31, 2007


A note on the recent re-enactment of the Black and Tans burning of Boushells Boot Shop in Naas in August 1920 - congrats to all involved. more

COUNTY KILDARE BOOK SALE!


Posted on  October 12, 2012


COUNTY KILDARE BOOK SALE! Newbridge Library, Sunday 14 October 12 - 4 p.m.

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COUNTY KILDARE RARE BOOKS FAIR 19/11/2006


Posted on  November 03, 2006


The first County Kildare Rare Books Fair will take place on Sunday 19 November. more

Change to Kill Schedule


Posted on  April 05, 2007


Note by Brian McCabe on change to Local History schedule of the Kill Local History Group more

Cill Dara Historical Society Annual Outing 9 June 2007


Posted on  May 26, 2007


Details of the Cill Dara Historical Society Outing for Sat. 9 June 2007 to Birr and Roscrea - anybody interested should contact Joe Connelly 086 168 62 36. more

Commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the death of Maurice Davin


Posted on  January 17, 2007


Note by Brian McCabe: Special event planned for the G.A.A Museum in Coke Park on Tuesday 30th January to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the death of Maurice Davin, the Gaelic Athletic Association's first president.

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County Kildare Heritage Seminar 2007 - Sat. 27 January 2007



Details of the County Kildare Heritage Seminar and the Launch of the Thatched Cottages Survey more

DATES FOR DUBLIN CITY BOOKFAIR


Posted on  January 17, 2012


Dates For 2012, Dublin City Bookfair

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DUBLIN CITY BOOK FAIR


Posted on  January 24, 2013


Dublin City Bookfair. Sunday 27th January. Tara Towers Hotel, Merrion Hotel. Doors Open 11a.m. Admission €2.00.         more

DUBLIN CITY BOOK FAIR EASTER MONDAY 2011


Posted on  April 19, 2011


Dublin City Book Fair, Easter Monday, 25th April 2011.

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EDENDERRY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 2012 LECTURE SERIES


Posted on  January 12, 2012


Edenderry Historical Society 2012 Lecture Series

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FEBRUARY TALK KILL HISTORY GROUP


Posted on  February 08, 2011


February talk for Kill History Group: History of Cross Chapel by Jim Corley more

FEBRUARY TALK LEIXLIP HISTORY CLUB



February talk Leixlip History Club:  'Are you mad also?' - the murder of RIC Sergeant Michael Rogan and his family in Ballinadrumna, near Enfield, 1892, by Ciaran McCabe.

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FEBRUARY TALK RATHANGAN LOCAL HISTORY GROUP



February talk Rathangan Local History Group. 'The Battle of Rathangan' by Mario Corrigan.

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FEDERATION OF LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETIES


Posted on  March 26, 2011


FEDERATION OF LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETIES JOINT SEMINAR WITH FEDERATION FOR ULSTER LOCAL STUDIES

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FEILE BHRIDE 2008


Posted on  January 22, 2008


Details of Feile Bhride 2008 more

FETHARD BOOK FAIR SUNDAY FEBRUARY 10


Posted on  February 08, 2013


Fethard Book Fair, Tipperary, this Sunday, February 10th, 2pm -6pm. Don't Miss it.

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FIRST LECTURE IN SPRING SERIES


Posted on  March 08, 2013


The first lecture in the Spring Series takes place in the Catholic Library on 12 March 2013 at 8 p.m.

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FORMATION OF NEWBRIDGE LOCAL HISTORY GROUP


Posted on  November 18, 2010


On 16 November 2010 Newbridge Local History Group held its first offical meeting at which a committee was formed to organise events and functions for the new year.

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Federation Annual Seminar 26 May 2007


Posted on  May 15, 2007


A note from Liam Kenny on the forthcoming Kildare Fedaration of Local History Groups Annual Seminar an ideal opportunity for people to meet, learn and discuss the heritage and history of Kildare - 26 May 2007 Kilcullen Heritage Centre more

GRAVEYARD SEMINAR A SUCCESS


Posted on  November 17, 2007


A note on the recent successful 'Recording Gravestones and Memorials Seminar,' held at Riverbank, Newbridge and the subsequent trip to the Curragh Military Graveyard. more

Graveyard Seminar - 15 June 2006 Keadeen Hotel


Posted on  June 01, 2006


A seminar on the care and conservation of graveyards will be held on the 15 June 2006 in the Keadeen Hotel. It is organised by the Co. Kildare Heritage Officer, Bridget Loughlin, and is an action of the County Kildare Heritage Plan. The event is sponsored by Kildare Co. Council and the Heritage Council. more

HEARTH AND HOME. THE HISTORY OF SOCIAL HOUSING IN KILDARE TOWN 1889-2009


Posted on  December 19, 2012


Cill Dara Historical Society will launch 'Hearth and home. The history of social housing in Kildare Town 1889-2009' by James Durney, Mario Corrigan and Joseph Connelly, at 11.30 a.m. on Saturday 22 December in Kildare Library

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HERITAGE WEEK 2007


Posted on  August 23, 2007


Nearly thirty events have been planned through out the county to celebrate Heritage Week in Kildare. more

HERITAGE WEEK 2011


Posted on  August 16, 2011


Heritage Week 2011 in Co. Kildare promises to be an exciting and eventful one.  Check out the timetable for your local area

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HERITAGE WEEK CO. KILDARE 2008


Posted on  August 19, 2008


A list of all events for Heritage Week in Co. Kildare for 2008, from, Bridget Loughlin, Kildare County Heritage Officer. more

HERITAGE WEEK EVENTS IN CO. KILDARE 2009


Posted on  August 22, 2009


A list of events for Heritage Week 2009, taking place in County Kildare.

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HERITAGE WEEK IN ATHY HERITAGE CENTRE 2008


Posted on  July 11, 2008


Athy Heritage Centre have posted details of events for Heritage Week 2008 more

HIDDEN GEMS AND FORGOTTEN PEOPLE


Posted on  November 29, 2012


On 1 December 2012 the History Federations will jointly launch a project to identify and publish a digest of interesting but lesser known places and people whose personality and achievements merit being recalled to memory.

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HISTORIC TOWN OF ATHY WELCOMES ITS FIRST MAY DAY FESTIVAL IN LIVING MEMORY


Posted on  April 29, 2010


Historic town of Athy, Co. Kildare welcomes its first May Day festival in living memory. The event is being sponsored by the Athy and Kildare/Leixlip branches of SIPTU

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HOME WALK. 29TH JANUARY 2011


Posted on  January 29, 2011


A Moore-family related historical walk of Newbridge to celebrate Luka Bloom's 'Home' concert in  Ryston.

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Heritage Week, NRA Seminar and Dublin Book Fair


Posted on  July 06, 2007


Some upcoming events and notifications more

ILLUSTRATED TALK ON LEIXLIP THURSDAY 18 SEPT. LUCAN LIBRARY


Posted on  September 10, 2008


Illustrated talk on Leixlip  by  JOHN COLGAN

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IN SEARCH OF THE ANCIENT HIGHWAY ON THE ESKER RIADA


Posted on  August 17, 2006


Hermann Geissel (well-known to all in local history circles in Co. Kildare) has a new book coming out on the Slí Mhór. It will be launched in 3 different venues during Heritage Week. more

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ROADSIDE MEMORIALS - 24TH JUNE 2010


Posted on  May 26, 2010


International Symposium on Roadside Memorials-24th June 2010
Marking death in open places
Humanities Institute of Ireland, University College Dublin.
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IRISH CASUALTIES IN THE KOREAN WAR 1950-53


Posted on  September 18, 2013


During the Korean War 1950-53 the Communists held nearly 5,000 American and 1,000 British Commonwealth prisoners, several hundred of whom were Irish. more

IRISH OPEN AT CARTON. FREE WALKING TOUR OF LEIXLIP


Posted on  June 22, 2013


John Colgan will take locals and golfing visitors alike on a free guided walking tour of historic Leixlip village on Wednesday evening, 26th June

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IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE - EXHIBITION AND DISPLAY


Posted on  September 12, 2013


Exhibition & Display To mark the 100 Year Anniversary of the foundation of the Irish Volunteers at Wynns Hotel, Dublin City Centre on 28 Sept 2013, 11.00 to 5.00 pm

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Interdisciplinary Conference in Cork in May


Posted on  February 06, 2007


This interdisciplinary conference will explore the integration of sexualities with other aspects of early modern life and the role of writing, art and music in fashioning, circulating and even policing early modern Italian sexualities - Thanks to Brian McCabe for the notification
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JOINT SEMINAR BY THE HISTORY FEDERATIONS OF IRELAND


Posted on  November 29, 2012


A joint seminar by the History Federations of Ireland will take place on 1 December in the Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Innniskeen, Co. Monaghan

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JOURNALISTS IN RESIDENCE!


Posted on  June 19, 2008


A visit from Liam Kenny and Frank Taaffe more

KILDARE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY TALK


Posted on  October 18, 2012


Kildare Archaeological Society talk by Dr Kieran O'Conor (NUI Galway) "Anglo Norman Castles in Medieval County Kildare" 20 October, NUIM
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KILDARE READER'S FESTIVAL


Posted on  October 12, 2012


Kildare Reader's Festival this weekend - great line up, topped off by the fabulous Joe O'Connor - includes our very own Mae Leonard, Philip Scott, John Martin, Ann Egan and Niamh Boyce, James Durney and Eamon Dillon.

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KILDARE TOWN SET TO SHINE ON CULTURE NIGHT


Posted on  September 22, 2010


Kildare Town set to shine on Culture Night

Please come along and take advantage of what promises to be a unique set of events in Kildare Town next Friday.

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KILDAREMEN AND THE BOER WAR


Posted on  November 17, 2007


A note on a the highly successful talk by Brian McCabe and Liam Kenny on Kildare connections with the Boer War, 1899-1902. more

KILL HISTORY GROUP


Posted on  January 17, 2012


Kill History Group's first talk of the year - Titanic. The Kildare Connections by James Durney

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KILL HISTORY GROUP SCHEDULE


Posted on  February 26, 2011


The Spring/Summer schedule for Kill Local History Group more

KILL HISTORY GROUP SPRING & SUMMER 2010


Posted on  March 26, 2010


Kill History Group Meetings for Spring and Summer 2010

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KILL HISTORY GROUP SPRING & SUMMER 2012


Posted on  February 16, 2012


The Kill History Group programme for Spring & Summer 2012 more

KILL HISTORY GROUP. SPRING & SUMMER 2011


Posted on  March 26, 2011


Series of talks for Kill History Group. Spring & Summer 2011.

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KILL HISTORY GROUP. SPRING & SUMMER 2013


Posted on  February 23, 2013


A list of talks for Kill Local History Group's Spring and Summer programme more

KILL LOCAL HISTORY GROUP AUTUMN & WINTER SCHEDULE 2008/09


Posted on  September 18, 2008


A note from Brian McCabe re. talks planned by the Kill Local History Group more

KILL LOCAL HISTORY GROUP AUTUMN/WINTER SCHEDULE


Posted on  September 05, 2006


The Autumn/Winter Programme for the Kill Local History Group by Brian McCabe more

Kildare Country Houses and Gardens


Posted on  June 08, 2006


From our Correspondent in America!! Liam Kenny has sent a list of houses/gardens in Co. Kildare which are open for visitors under the relief scheme for heritage properties. It is not an easy list to source and contains a few lesser known properties which might make interesting destinations for local historians over the days of summer.

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Kildare Town Local History Group Schedule 2007


Posted on  January 24, 2007


Another busy year for Cill Dara Historical Society more

Kill Local History Group - Remaining Spring/Summer Schedule


Posted on  April 03, 2007


A note from Brian McCabe re. the remaining Spring/Summer local history schedule for Kill more

LAUNCH OF ACORN TO OAK, KILDARE TOWN.


Posted on  November 23, 2010


On Sunday 21 November 2010 hundreds of local people turned up for the launch of Acorn to Oak. Presentation Convent and Schools. Kildare Town 1830-2010. more

LAUNCH OF MAYNOOTH EXHIBITION


Posted on  August 22, 2008


New local history exhibition opens in Maynooth Community Library. more

LEIXLIP FESTIVAL IS ON AGAIN IN WEEK ONE OF JUNE 2010


Posted on  May 14, 2010


A note from John Colgan on forthcoming events at the Leixlip Festival  which takes place in week one of June 2010. more

LEIXLIP HERITAGE WEEK TALK


Posted on  August 16, 2008


A note from John Colgan re. his upcoming talk, Newtown, Leixlip, Co. Kildare: its Houses and Residents on Thursday Aug. 28th at 8 pm in Leixlip Library.

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LEIXLIP HISTORY CLUB SCHEDULE


Posted on  March 01, 2011


Leixlip History Club series of events for 2011

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LEIXLIP HISTORY CLUB SCHEDULE



Leixlip History Club series of events for 2011

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LEIXLIP HISTORY CLUB TALK


Posted on  April 01, 2011


Leixlip History Club illustrated talk 'If maps could speak,' 7 April 2011

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LEIXLIP HISTORY CLUB – PROGRAMME OF EVENTS FOR 2012


Posted on  February 10, 2012


Leixlip History Club's programmme of events for 2012

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LOCAL HISTORY TALKS RESUME IN NAAS AND KILDARE TOWN


Posted on  August 29, 2007


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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LOCAL STUDIES CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS


Posted on  December 19, 2012


The Local Studies and Genealogy Department of Kildare County Council Library Service will be closed from Friday 21st December 2012 to Wednesday 2nd January 2013 inclusive.

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LOCAL STUDIES CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS



The Local Studies and Genealogy Department of Kildare County Council Library Service will be closed from Friday 21st December 2012 to Wednesday 2nd January 2013 inclusive.

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Leixlip Historic Walk Friday 1 June 2007


Posted on  May 29, 2007


A note from John Colgan on an up and coming historic walk of Leixlip by Conor O'Brien more

MAJOR GATHERING EVENT IN KILDARE IS ANNOUNCED


Posted on  April 13, 2013


In September 2013 a very unique gathering event takes place which celebrates the unique heritage and story of the Coill Dubh/Blackwood/Robertstown/Timahoe area of Co. Kildare

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MARY LEADBEATER AND THE QUAKER INFLUENCE ON BALLLITORE LECTURE BY JOHN MACKENNA


Posted on  August 19, 2008


Note from Suzann Smyth in Athy Community Library:  Mary Leadbeater and The Quaker Influence on Balllitore, a lecture by John MacKenna, Thursday 28 August at 7.30pm in Athy Community Library. Admission: Free

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MAYNOOTH COMMUNITY LIBRARY - THE 1913 LOCKOUT


Posted on  September 13, 2013


Maynooth Community Library ‘The 1913 Lockout’ A presentation by Mario Corrigan, Thursday 19th: 8:00 pm

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MAYNOOTH LOCAL HISTORY TALK


Posted on  April 20, 2011


The visit of President Nixon to Timahoe, a talk by Seamus Cullen for Maynooth Local History Group, Glenroyal Hotel, 11 May.

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MAYNOOTH PAGEANT


Posted on  August 31, 2007


A note from Rita Edwards on a forthcoming pageant by Maynooth Local History Group commemorating the Anniversary of the Filght of the Earls and the Maynooth connection with this historic event - 12.30 p.m. Sunay 16 Sept. 2007. more

MAYNOOTH STUDIES IN LOCAL HISTORY SERIES


Posted on  December 15, 2011


The Department of History, National University of Ireland Maynooth invites you to celebrate the launch of six new volumes in the Maynooth Studies in Local History series.

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MAYNOOTH STUDIES IN LOCAL HISTORY SERIES



The Department of History, National University of Ireland Maynooth invites you to celebrate the launch of six new volumes in the Maynooth Studies in Local History series.

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MIDSUMMER NIGHT GATHERING EVENT


Posted on  June 20, 2013


To mark this year of The Gathering the Co. Kildare Federation of Local History Groups are hosting a free social get together in Kilcullen Town Hall & Heritage Center, Friday 21st June

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MIND THE GAP


Posted on  June 09, 2011


Mind the Gap are looking for old film footage of community festivals

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MINUTE OF INAUGURAL MEETING OF LEIXLIP HISTORY CLUB


Posted on  October 16, 2010


There are three further open meetings to gauge local  interest in setting up Local History Groups  in Newbridge (Tues. 19 Oct. 7 pm Newbridge Library), Rathangan (Thurs. 21 Oct. 7 pm Rathangan Library), and Castledermot (Fri. 22 Oct.7 pm Castledermot Library). Posted by John Colgan. Our thanks to John.

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MONASTEREVIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY


Posted on  March 26, 2011


Monasterevin Historical Society Presents 'ADRIC Auxiliary Division Royal Irish Constabulary' by Ernest McCall

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NAAS LOCAL HISTORY GROUP AUTUMN/WINTER PROGRAMME


Posted on  June 20, 2013


An exciting programme for Autumn/Winter from Naas Local History Group more

NAAS LOCAL HISTORY GROUP SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMME 2013


Posted on  March 20, 2013


The 2013 Spring/Summer Programme for Naas Local History Group more

NAAS LOCAL HISTORY GROUP-Programme Summer-Autumn 2006


Posted on  July 26, 2006


From Liam Kenny-The programme of events for the Naas Local History group from July until November

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NAAS LOCAL HISTORY GROUP. SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMME


Posted on  February 16, 2011


The Naas Local History Group 2011 Spring/Summer Programme.

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NAAS YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION


Posted on  March 16, 2011


An article from The Kildare Observer, November 1895 about a talk given on the opening session of the Naas Young Men's Christian Association season 1895 - 1896. Re-typed by Aisling Dermody

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NEW BOOK !!!!! COUNTY KILDARE IN 1837


Posted on  July 11, 2008


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New book published by the Local Studies, Genealogy and Archives Dept.,
Kildare Co. Library and Arts Services, Kildare Co. Council
in partnership with Kildare Town Heritage Centre
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NEWBRIDGE LOCAL HISTORY GROUP FEBRUARY TALK


Posted on  February 12, 2011


Newbridge Local History Group February Talk - Pat Byrne. Bord na Mona.

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NEWBRIDGE LOCAL HISTORY GROUP MEETING


Posted on  June 16, 2012


Newbridge Local History Group last meeting of the year will take place on Wednesday, 20 June more

NEWBRIDGE LOCAL HISTORY GROUP TALK TONIGHT 19th APRIL 2011


Posted on  April 19, 2011


Newbidge Local History Group Talk 19th April 2011, "County Kildare in the early 20th Century as viewed by a Laois man"

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NEWBRIDGE LOCAL HISTORY NEXT MEETING


Posted on  October 12, 2012


Newbridge Local History Group's next meeting is Wednesday 17 October - 'Titanic: the Kildare Connections,' by James Durney

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NEXT MEETING OF NEWBRIDGE LOCAL HISTORY GROUP


Posted on  February 10, 2012


Newbridge Local History Group meeting 15 February 2012 more

NRA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SEMINAR THURS. 28 AUG.


Posted on  August 22, 2008


Details of the NRA Archaeological Seminar on Thurs. 28 Aug. by NRA archaeologist Noel Dunne which this year has a significant relevance to recent excavations in Co. Kildare. Noel will also be presenting a talk for the Cill Dara Historical Society on Wed. 27th Aug. Kildare Education Centre (Old Parochial House), Friary Road, Kildare Town at 8 p.m. entitled, "Uncovering Hidden People" - The Archaeology of Recent Road Schemes in Kildare  more

OPEN MEETINGS FOR NEW HISTORY GROUPS


Posted on  October 12, 2010


Open Meetings to gauge local  interest in setting up Local History Groups  in Newbridge, Leixlip, Rathangan and Castledermot. Posted by James Durney

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OPENING HOURS FOR CURRAGH MILITARY MUSEUM


Posted on  April 08, 2011


The opening hours for the new Military Museum on the Curragh

 

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ORDNANCE SURVEY TRAINING DAY


Posted on  August 18, 2007


Learn how to use the online edition of the first edition 6 inch Ordnance Survey maps of Kildare (and of all Ireland) - special training day in Naas Library, Thursday 23rd August at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. more

PRESENTATION OF ARROL-JOHNSON 1902 CAR TO ATHY HERITAGE CENTRE & MUSEUM


Posted on  September 11, 2008


Notice of unique presentation of 1902 Arrol-Johnson car to Heritage Centre & Museum more

RATHCOFFEY HISTORICAL GROUP


Posted on  June 20, 2012


Rathcoffey Historical Group Programme of events July/August

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RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN IRISH GENEALOGY


Posted on  April 11, 2013


Recent developments in Irish Genealogy by Sean Murphy in the National Library of Ireland, Dublin, Saturday 27 April at 11 p.m.

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RECOLLECTIONS OF THE CHARACTER OF MARY LEADBEATER, WITH A BRIEF MEMOIR OF HER LIFE AND WRITINGS


Posted on  March 24, 2009


 On behalf of Kildare Library and Arts Services, John McKenna will launch The Annals of Ballitore, by Mary Leadbeater at the Athy Heritage Museum on Tueday March 31 at 8pm. In conjunction with this event, here is an extract from 'Recollections' written in 1829 by Theadore Eugene Suliot, a friend to Mary Leadbeater.

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ROSANNA WALKER - THE WREN OF THE CURRAGH


Posted on  June 09, 2011


'Rosanna Nightwalker – the Wren of the Curragh,' by Martin Malone at the Moat Theatre, Naas, Tuesday 14th to Saturday 18th June

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Rare Books Fair Sunday 3rd June 2007 - Kildare Town


Posted on  May 26, 2007


Local Studies, Genealogy and Archives pleased to announce second County Kildare Rare Books Fair - Sunday 3rd June 2007

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SALLINS CULTURE NIGHT 2011


Posted on  August 24, 2011


Sallins Culture Night 2011. Discover Theobald Wolfe Tone from a Sallins viewpoint

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SAM MAGUIRE AND KILDARE


Posted on  September 25, 2008


A note from Liam Kenny on a seminar to be held in Croke Park to mark an important milestone in the history of Co. Kildare and indeed the history of the nation - the 1928 All-Ireland Football Final - the first year the Sam Maguire Trophy was awarded and sadly the last year that Co. Kildare would take the honours - to date!!!!! more

SAVE OUR STORIES - ORAL HISTORY PROJECT


Posted on  October 18, 2012


A project to record and preserve the voices, stories and histories of Kildare residents is being launched on Saturday 20th October 2012 in the Kilcullen Heritage Centre,  Kilcullen

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SEPTEMBER BIODIVERSITY EVENTS


Posted on  September 11, 2008


A note from Co. Heritage Officer, Bridget Loughlin, re. a number of Biodiversity Events to take place in Spetember 2008 more

SIGNAL TOWERS, HERITAGE WEEK AND MORE!


Posted on  August 15, 2006


Liam Kenny explores some of the up and coming events which should be of interest to anyone with an interest in heritage and local history. more

SIPTU MAY DAY LABOUR HISTORY SCHOOL


Posted on  April 16, 2011


The Annual SIPTU May Day Labour History School Saturday 30 April & Sunday 1 May 2011 in The Athy Community Arts Centre

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SOUTH KILDARE MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL


Posted on  April 18, 2008


Full details of South Kildare Medieval Festival this Sunday, 20 April 2008 more

SPEAKERS FOR LOCAL HISTORY GROUPS


Posted on  February 08, 2013


Liam Kenny sent on details on three recent authors on topics of interest to Kildare local history groups looking for speakers to populate their lecture programmes.

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THE ADVENTURES OF THE WET SEŃOR


Posted on  November 03, 2010


The adventures of the wet senor. With Carrie Crowley, Sorcha Fox & Jaimie Carswell. Live music by Kíla. Written and Directed by Donal O’Kelly. Electrifying music, stunning visuals, superb physical performances and a rollicking story – the perfect night out.

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THE BLACK O'CONNELL OF THE UNITED STATES


Posted on  May 28, 2011


To coincide with the visit of President Obama to Ireland in May 2011 Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass – An American Slave was re-published

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THE CIVIL WAR IN KILDARE


Posted on  June 14, 2011


We would like to invite you to the official launch of The Civil War in Kildare by James Durney on Thursday 23 June at 6.30 p.m.

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THE ERNIE O'MALLEY SYMPOSIUM


Posted on  September 13, 2013


New York University’s Glucksman Ireland House invites 250-word proposals for 20-minute papers on social, cultural, and political revolution in modern Ireland and its intersections with the life and times of Ernie O’Malley. more

THE FAMINE IRISH: EMIGRATION AND NEW LIVES


Posted on  July 18, 2013


The 3rd Annual International Famine Conference at Strokestown Park House 19-20 July 2013: The Famine Irish. Emigration and new lives

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THE GATHERING: LOCAL HISTORY, HERITAGE & DIASPORA


Posted on  November 21, 2012


On Saturday 24 November 2012 the Department of History, National University of Ireland, Maynooth will host a conference for the Gathering 2013 more

THE GENEALOGY ROADSHOW


Posted on  December 22, 2010


Do you think you might be related to someone famous? Is there a family connection to some politician, entertainer, sports personality or explorer? If so, the Genealogy Roadshow wants to meet you!

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THE GERALDINES AND MEDIEVAL IRELAND. THE MAKING OF A MYTH


Posted on  September 13, 2013


The Geraldines and Medieval Ireland. The Making of a Myth. Marking the 500th anniversary of the death of the 'Great Earl' of Kildare. TCD, Friday 13 to Saturday 14 September 2013

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THE GREAT HOUSE IN COUNTY KILDARE-HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE AND CONTEMPORARY ROLE


Posted on  August 30, 2006


Details of a talk by Michael Dempsey and Glascott Symes to be given to mark National Heritage Week.

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THE KILDARE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY'S PROGRAMME 2012


Posted on  December 20, 2011


The Kildare Archaeological Society’s Programme 2012

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THE TWELFTH ERNEST SHACKLETON AUTUMN SCHOOL


Posted on  October 18, 2012


Launch of the 12th Ernest Shackleton Autumn School (26th-29th October 2012) by President Michael D. Higgins in Athy Heritage Centre-Museum

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TIPPERARANIA BOOK FAIR


Posted on  February 11, 2011


The Tipperarania Book Fair. Fethard Sunday 13th February 2pm – 6pm. Be there....

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VIKINGS - RAIDERS, TRADERS, EXPLORERS AND SETTLERS


Posted on  August 01, 2013


Athy Heritage Centre-Museum and the South Kildare Medieval Festival will be exploring the Viking World on Sunday August 18th

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WALKS AND TALKS - A RECENT NAAS VENTURE


Posted on  August 25, 2007


A note by Liam Kenny on a recent historic walk in Naas. more

WATERFORD MUSEUM OF TREASURES - Summer update!


Posted on  August 01, 2006


Details of Summer events and offers at the Waterford Museum of Treasures, from Ann Mc Greal, Sales and Marketing Executive. more

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE - NEWBRIDGE TALK


Posted on  March 26, 2010


Genealogy talk and workshop at Newbridge Library, Tues 30 March 7-8 pm more

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?


Posted on  August 17, 2010


A note to National Heritage Week. Clane Community Library.
Who Do You Think You Are?

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