Colonising a Royal Landscape – Book Launch

Transport Infrastructure Ireland and Kildare County Council cordially invite you to a book and audio-book launch Colonising a Royal Landscape – the History and Archaeology of a Medieval Village at Mullamast, County KildareTII Heritage Series 6&Mullamast – the Story of a Medieval Village (audiobook) The Tanyard, Ballitore, County Kildare; 5.00 – 7.00 pm, Thursday 6 …

Looking After Your Artefacts and Family Heirlooms

Date: Friday 7th of December Time: 3.00pm – 4.30pm Venue: Members’ Room, Royal Irish Academy, Dawson St. Dublin Brenda Malone of the National Museum of Ireland leads this workshop on caring for your own personal collection. Discover how a museum looks after and stores its collections, from the largest machinery to the smallest personal treasures, …

Remembrance – The Eleventh Hour

Kildare County Council Decade of Commemorations Committee Cordially invites you to the unveiling of a memorial plaque marking the centenary of the end of the Great War RemembranceThe Eleventh Hour – County Kildare 1918-2018 by Mayor of County KildareCllr. Seán Power Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, NaasSunday, 11 November 2018 at 11.00 a.m. Be advised: …

The End of the Great War and Ireland in 1918

County Kildare Archaeology Society’s Annual Seminar – ‘The End of the Great War and Ireland in 1918’ September 28, 2018 The County Kildare Archaeological Society’s seminar: ‘The End of the Great War and Ireland in 1918’ will take place in the Killashee House Hotel on Saturday 10th November 2018. This seminar, through its contributors, will …

Bodenstown Revisited – Book Launch

Bodenstown Revisited – The grave of Theobald Wolfe Tone,its monuments and its pilgrimagesby C.J. WoodsBook Launch at 6.00 p.m. on Wednesday 17 October 2018 in O’Connell House, 58 Merrion Square South, Dublin 2Professor J.J. Lee will officially launch the book RSVP (acceptance only) Four Courts Press | info@fourcourtspress.ieIf you are unable to attend the launch …

Federation’s 19th Annual Seminar & AGM

The County Kildare Federation of Local History Groups have announced details of the 19th Annual Seminar & AGM entitled The Black Flu and Khaki Election, 1918. The seminar and AGM will be hosted by Naas Local History Group in association with Kilare County Council’s Library and Arts Services and will take place on Saturday the …

Kildare Folk Tales and Ghost Stories

County Kildare abounds in folk tales, ghost stories, myths and legends and a  selection of the best will be brought to life here by professional storyteller and Rathcoffey-native Steve Lally. Saturday 18 August Newbridge Community Library Join international storyteller and author of ‘Kildare Folk Tales’ Steve Lally for an afternoon of folk, fairy and ghost …

Irish Military Seminar

Irish Military Seminar – Great Episodes in Ireland’s History Will take place in the Riverbank, Newbridge, Co. Kildare 9–11 June 2018 Download the Programme: > IMS 2018_Programme FRIDAY 17:00–17:45pm The Glen of Imaal Disaster, 1941 — Terence O’Reilly 17:50pm Readings from the Leb — Martin Malone 18:35pm Reception in foyer of Riverbank Arts Centre 19:00pm …

Public consultation meeting – Decade of Commemoration Strategy

Kildare County Council invites participation from local groups, organisations and individuals, to be part of the Ireland 2018 – 2023 Centenary Programme and Decade of Commemorations Strategy. Kildare County Council will host an open meeting on Wednesday, 9 May, 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. in The Hotel Keadeen, Newbridge Co. Kildare for anyone interested in participating in the continued …