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100th ARTICLE - Minutes of the First Meeting of Kildare County Council


Posted on  March 28, 2007


To emphasise the importance of the combined resources of Local Studies, Genealogy and Archives, the 100th article on EHistory is a direct transcription of the Minutes of the First Meeting of Kildare County Council held in Naas on the 22nd April, 1899. more

100th Article PART TWO



The second part of the Minutes of the First Meeting of Kildare County Council, 22 April, 1899.

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1937. GENERAL OBSERVATION ON KILDARE ECONOMIC CONDITIONS


Posted on  July 21, 2012


The general observation on the economic condition of Kildare in 1937 from the Kildare Board of Health minute books

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ARCHIVES AND ARCHIVISTS: Telling stories


Posted on  July 13, 2007


A new article on collecting Archives and the role of Archives and Archivists from Regional Archivist Cecile Chemin. Have a look at the new Wicklow Archive page for some more ideas on the type of work done by Cecile.  more

COMDT. DENIS BARRY IN NEWBRIDGE AND THE CURRAGH


Posted on  October 12, 2011


Comdt. Denis Barry, of Cork, was interned in Newbridge Barracks during the Civil War more

CURRAGH RACES JULY 1945


Posted on  March 10, 2012


List of German internees attending Curragh Races 5 & 28 July 1945

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FOUNDATION OF THE CO. KILDARE BRANCH OF THE ASSOCIATION OF SPINA BFIDA AND HYDROCEPHALUS


Posted on  September 18, 2013


November 27 1983 is the 30th anniversary of the Foundation of the Co. Kildare branch of the Irish Association of Spina Bfida and Hydrocephalus.

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FROM KILDARE TO KOREA


Posted on  September 28, 2012


James Durney writes of some Co. Kildare connections to the Korean War 

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Grand Jury archives in Kildare


Posted on  February 15, 2007


An article by Regional Archivist, Cecile Chemin, on the Grand Jury system and on the archives that survived from the period in County Kildare.

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Interment records microfilming and preservation


Posted on  March 09, 2007


An article by Regional Archivist Cecile Chemin on the microfilming of interment records and preservation microfilming. more

KERRY, KOREA and KILDARE - CHARLIE DENNEHY


Posted on  November 19, 2011


James Durney writes about Charlie Dennehy, a Kerry man who made his way to the USA and then to the Korean War before finally settling in Co. Kildare. more

KIND DONATION TO KILDARE COLLECTIONS AND RESEARCH SERVICES


Posted on  August 01, 2013


Kildare Collections and Research Services (KCRS), based at Newbridge Library, gratefully acknowledge a recent donation from historian Paddy Behan, Naas. more

LIST OF INTERMENT REGISTERS IN KILDARE CO. ARCHIVE


Posted on  October 10, 2007


A detailed list of Interment Registers and Registers of Purchasers of Graves now on microfilm in the County Archive in Local Studies, Genealogy and Archives Dept., Kildare Co. Library and Arts Service, compiled by the contract Archivist, Cecile Chemin. more

NAAS CINEMAS. THE COLISEUM


Posted on  August 22, 2012


To coincide with the cinema exhibition in Naas Library during Heritage Week we reproduce an article from the Nationalist on Naas Cinemas of old

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NAAS CINEMAS. THE DARA



To coincide with the cinema exhibition in Naas Library during Heritage Week we reproduce an article from the Nationalist on Naas Cinemas of old

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NEW ENTERPRISE BRINGS OPTIMISTIC ECONOMIC PROSPECTS FOR MAYNOOTH


Posted on  March 04, 2009


In his regular Leinster Leader feature 'Nothing new Under the Sun' Liam Kenny finds that a more entrepreneurial spirit began to pervade the country in the late 1950s, with a number of local businessmen investing in new ventures. more

NEW KILDARE DEPUTY ELECTED ON SIXTH COUNT


Posted on  February 25, 2011


To commemorate this historic election day an article from the Leinster Leader of 1961 on the election of Co. Kildare's new deputy - Fianna Fail candidate Brendan Crinion

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NEWBRIDGE BARRACKS. THE FIRST UNITS


Posted on  August 31, 2012


The first units of the British Army to garrison the new barracks at Newbridge

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RARELY SEEN KILDARE PHOTOS


Posted on  June 08, 2012


Photographs from the Chapman Collection 1907-1957, compiled by Christiaan Corlett, has four, rarely seen Co. Kildare photographs

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RESOLUTION OF SYMPATHY WITH THE RELATIVES OF THE LATE PRESIDENT KENNEDY


Posted on  January 10, 2013


Kildare Co. Council passed a resolution of sympathy to the relatives of the late President Kennedy

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THE DUBS COME TO NAAS


Posted on  July 21, 2012


In 1873 Naas Barracks became the Depot of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers

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THE ROGUE'S MARCH. A KILDAREMAN IN MEXICO'S SAN PATRICIOS BATTALION


Posted on  November 01, 2012


In the Mexican-American War of 1846-48 more than 200 American deserters  formed the St. Patrick’s Battalion (San Patricios) and chose to fight under the Mexican flag. Among them was a young Kildareman, John Little.

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VOTES OF CONDOLENCES


Posted on  June 08, 2012


As we approach the ninety anniversaries of the deaths of four of Ireland’s great leaders, we reproduce, from the Minute Books, the votes of condolences passed by Kildare Co. Council.

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What are archives? What does a County Archivist do?


Posted on  February 09, 2007


An article by Regional Archivist Cecile Chemin on the nature of archives and the role of the Archivist.

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