Federation AGM & Seminar 13 September 2014

Co. Kildare Federation of Local History Groups – Annual Seminar in Kilcullen Heritage Centre Saturday 13 September 2014. 9.30 – 2 p.m. Details 9:30 – Co. Kildare Federation of Local History Groups AGM and “society speak” (Group representatives only) Cost €3 euro or €15 euro if also attending lunch. 11:00 – Tea break 11:30 – …

Friends of the Curragh Museum Invitation to Open Days

Friends of the Curragh Museum Invitation to Co. Kildare Local History Groups Last Autum the Friends of the Curragh Museum held two Open Days for members of the Local History Groups in the local towns with Military connections e.g. Naas, Kildare, Newbridge. We, with the approval of the GOC of the Curragh, intend to repeat this in …

Federation AGM & Seminar 12 October 2013

We are pleased to announce that the speaker for this year’s seminar will be Pádraig Yeates, former Irish Times industry and employment correspondent; author of Lockout: Dublin 1913; project manager of the Irish 1913 Committee. Pádraig will deliver a lecture on the Dublin Lockout of 1913. During this epic struggle an estimated 100,000 people, one …

Co. Kildare Federation of Local History Groups Logo

The Co. Kildare Federation of Local History Groups logo is a design taken from a late Neolithic stone carving found on a rock boulder unearthed east of Naas in 1975, and as such represents, possibly, the earliest expression of human culture in Co. Kildare. The following drawing and extract are taken from the JOURNAL OF THE …