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A FLOURISHING NAAS INDUSTRY


Posted on  April 08, 2011


A special report on the Kildare Carpet Company factory in Naas from the Kildare Observer of 18 April 1914. Typed by John O'Byrne

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ATHY - Asbestos Factory - Official Opening 1937


Posted on  June 12, 2007


In anticipation of the newly commissioned inventory of Industrial Heritage of Co. Kildare as part of the ongoing work of the Co. Kildare Heritage Plan we will include some notable 'industrial' references on the EHistory site. The Co. Kildare Archaeological Society, Local History Groups and interested individuals with information on the more unique aspects of the industrial heritage of the County should contact the Local Studies Dept. of the Co. Library or the County Heritage Officer.

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ATHY - Newspaper article on the industries in Athy in 1898


Posted on  June 08, 2006


An article from the Leinster Leader 26 March 1898 on the local industries in Athy more

BALLYMORE EUSTACE-An article on the story of the Ballymore Eustace woollen mills


Posted on  January 29, 2007


An Article from the Leinster Leader of January 1906, encouraging local support of the woollen mills. more

Do you have Information on the Industrial Heritage of Co. Kildare


Posted on  July 13, 2007


Some notes and observations regarding the industrial heritage of Co. Kildare - I would ask any interested group or individual to submit any information regarding the industrial heritage of Co. Kildare - maybe by posting the information on the EHistory site we might encourage others to contribute or help to jog peoples memories - YOU CANNOT BEAT LOCAL KNOWLEDGE more

HARRISTOWN RAILWAY BRIDGE


Posted on  August 25, 2007


A note on a unique part of County Kildare's Industrial Heritage by Liam Kenny. Our thanks to Liam more

LEIXLIP PIPE FACTORY


Posted on  February 16, 2012


A reference to the pipe making factory which existed in Leixlip for many years more

LETTER FROM LADY MAYO. NAAS HOSTEL CLOSED


Posted on  April 08, 2011


A letter from Lady Mayo to the Kildare Observer on the closure of the hostel for female workers at Naas Carpet Factory. Typed by John O'Byrne

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MONASTEREVAN - An newspaper article telling of the lace industry in the town


Posted on  August 09, 2006


An article from the Kildare Observer detailing the successes of the fledgling lace industry in the early 20th Century

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MONASTEREVIN - INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE


Posted on  November 20, 2007


When we were looking for information on the Industrial Heritage of Co. Kildare Liam Kenny received a detailed response from Barry Walsh of the Monasterevin Local History Group. Our thanks to Barry more

MONASTEREVIN - INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE



When we were looking for information on the Industrial Heritage of Co. Kildare Liam Kenny received a detailed response from Barry Walsh of the Monasterevin Local History Group. Our thanks to Barry more

NAAS - Leinster Leader printing developments - 1957


Posted on  May 12, 2007


The last instalment from Liam Kenny's Leinster Leader column for March 2007 on developments in printing at the 'Leader Offices.' Our thanks to Liam more

NAAS, 10/02/1917 - Newspaper article telling of an explosion at Carpet Factory


Posted on  July 10, 2006


A Newspaper article from the Leinster Leader reporting on an explosion in the carpet factory in Naas, and the consequences. more

PROSPEROUS 1783 - ESTABLISHMENT OF NEW MANUFACTURE


Posted on  January 11, 2007


A pamphlet by 'a friend' of Mr. Brooke's on the establishment of his cotton manufacture in Co. Kildare at Prosperous. The pamphlet is an original from the local collection in the Local Studies Dept. of Kildare County Library and is dated 1783. more

THE 1913 STRIKE


Posted on  August 23, 2013


Mario Corrigan and James Durney, Kildare Library and Arts Service, have been giving talks on Co. Kildare connections to the Great Lockout in Co. Kildare libraries. This poem, with a local flavor, was given to us by Naas historian, Paddy Behan.

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THE BOG IN TIMAHOE


Posted on  June 14, 2013


'The bog in Timahoe,' a poem by Joe Kennedy, Allenwood. Our thanks to Joe more

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