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 …

Built Heritage Conservation Grants 2019

Kildare County Council in conjunction with the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht are inviting applications for conservation projects for buildings contained on the Record of Protected Structures and in Architectural Conservation Areas within County Kildare under the following schemes: Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2019 This scheme will support small scale, labour intensive conservation …

Sworn to be Free – A Nation Reborn

The Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee would like to invite you to a commemorative event to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the meeting of the First Dáil in 1919. Sworn to be Free – A Nation Reborn Wednesday 23 January, 2019 Reception: 7.30 p.m. Osprey Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare Introduction: Cllr. Pádraig McEvoy Chairman of …