Kildare’s Heritage Buildings Show 2019

For anyone interested in period buildings, architectural conservation, and traditional building skills the Kildare’s Heritage Buildings Show 2019 will take place on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June, 10am to 5pm, at Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare. This is a weekend showcase of traditional Building Skills, including practical demonstrations and Conservation Talks and admission is …

Irish Military Seminar 2019 & Book Launch

Irish Military Seminar Launch - and Book Launch

Kildare County Council Decade of Commemorations Committee and Merrion Press cordially invites you to the launch of The Irish Military Seminar 2019 by Clem Ryan, C.E.O./Executive Director, KFM and the launch by Kevin Myers of A Bloody Dawn: the Irish at D-Day by Dan Harvey Newbridge Community Library, Newbridgeon Thursday, 6 June 2019, at 19.00 …

Seascapes and Townscapes – Ports and the Nineteenth-Century City

IHTA Public Lecture and Seminar 2019 16–17 May 2019 Convened by the Irish Historic Towns Atlas (IHTA) in collaboration with the British Historic Towns Atlas/Historic Towns Trust (HTT)Royal Irish Academy in association with Dublin Port Company All free to attend, booking essentialDetails: The Shaping of Dublin Port (Public Lecture)by Professor Colm Lennon, MRIA Date: 16 …

‘Country House Collections: Their Past, Present & Future’

The 17th Annual Historic Houses Conference will take place at Maynooth University, Castletown House and the National Gallery of Ireland on 13-15th May 2019. The theme of event will be ‘Country House Collections: Their Past, Present & Future’. The conference will look at how and why collections were amassed, examine their break up, and consider …

‘Invasion 1169’ 850th anniversary of the Anglo-Norman Invasion

The Trinity Medieval Ireland Symposium takes place in Trinity College Dublin on 2–4 May 2019. This conference is the third meeting of the biennial Trinity Medieval Ireland Symposium, a series that seeks to make cutting-edge historical scholarship accessible to all people and promote a wider public understanding and enjoyment of medieval Irish history. Admission to …

Behind the Walls: The Curragh Camp – radio doc

‘Behind the Walls: The Curragh Camp’ – a new one-hour radio documentary to be broadcast on KFM on Monday 18th March at 6pm ‘Behind the Walls: The Curragh Camp’ is a radio documentary for KFM Radio and was funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland through the Television Licence Fee. Background The Curragh is synonymous …

Upcoming talks of interest to military historians

Two upcoming talks that may be of interest to military historians will deal with recent international military history experienced by Irish Military personal on international service under the UN. The first talk will take place on Wednesday 20th February at 8pm in the Curragh titled ‘Peacekeeping, an Irish Perspective’ and the second talk takes place …

Heritage Ireland 2030 – Co. Kildare Information Sessions

Heritage Ireland 2030 is the Government’s new National Heritage Plan and your views are now being sought to make this the best possible plan for our heritage and our communities. The new Plan will address built, natural and archaeological heritage. The discussion document can be downloaded at https://www.chg.gov.ie/heritage/heritageireland2030/ and you can make submissions by email …