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 …

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 titled 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 …