6th Irish Military Seminar

Irish Military Seminar 2022

6th Irish Military Seminar – Various Locations from 4-11 June 2022 The Irish Military Seminar returns with an exciting full programme of lectures this year in venues across the county, including Castletown House, Celbridge, Naas and Newbridge Libraries and Newbridge Town Hall, featuring renowned historians and authors, including Stella Tillyard (Aristocrats and Citizen Lord) and …

The Civic Guard Mutiny Of May 1922 (Online Talk)

Talk on The Civic Guard Mutiny Of May 1922 By Author & Historian Brian McCarthy Thursday 12th May 7.30PM [Zoom Talk] Book your place for this talk via the following link:https://buytickets.at/kildaredecadeofcommemorations/691198 Or by emailing: localhistory@kildarecoco.ie The County Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee are organising a free illustrated online talk by author and historian Brian McCarthy on …

Deciphering the past using ancient Irish genomes – expect the unexpected

Maynooth University Faculty of Science & Engineering Deans Lecture 2022  Deciphering the past using ancient Irish genomes; expect the unexpected  by Professor Daniel Bradley, Professor of Population Genetics, Smurfit Institute of Genetics, TCD Time: Thursday, March 31, 2022 – 19:00 to 20:30  Location: Iontas Lecture Theatre, North Campus, Maynooth University Also live streamed (see below) Overview Our genomes …

An Introduction to Oral History: The Life Cycle Approach

This is a full-day in-person training workshop being held in Dublin. 2 April @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Venue TBC. Rates are €50 for members and €70 for non-members. This one day training event will offer a basic introduction to all aspects in the life cycle of an oral history project from commissioning to …

New National Heritage Plan Launched

The new national Heritage Plan (Heritage Ireland 2030) was launched by Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage in February. It provides a framework for built, natural and cultural heritage delivery over the next decade. An implementation plan, and a new National Heritage Forum and working groups are to be established by the DHLGH and …

Local History Research Fund from RIA

A new Royal Irish Academy local history research fund has been announced by Minister Martin as part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme  The Decade of Centenaries bursary scheme has been established to encourage and support new local research and local history studies in meaningful examination of local, regional, and national events during the Struggle …

Creative & Artistic Bursary Award 2022

Kildare Decade of Commemorations

The Decade of Commemorations Creative & Artistic Bursary Award 2022 (up to €7,500) The Kildare County Council Decade of Commemorations Committee invites grant applications for projects and activities that relate to the period 1912-23. It is particularly interested in applications that focus on events that took place in 1922 and 1923 and maximise community engagement. …

Community Grants Scheme 2022

Kildare Decade of Commemorations

Kildare Decade of Commemorations Community Grant Schemes for Local Groups & Individuals The County Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee are pleased to announce details of a community grants scheme for individuals and community groups. These will be particularly of interest for local history groups and individual members of history groups across County Kildare. Commemorative activities …

Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations Book Launch

Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations programme.

Wilful Murder. Lt. John Hubert Wogan-Browne, Kildare, 10 February 1922.New book by Mark D. McLoughlin Wilful Murder. Lt. John Hubert Wogan-Browne, Kildare, 10 February 1922, by Mark McLoughlin, is the latest publication which has been produced as part of the Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations programme. On 10 February 1922, a British Army officer, Lt. …

Heritage and Biodiversity Actions for Climate – webinar series

Heritage and Biodiversity Actions for Climate – A new webinar series

The Local Authority Heritage Officers Network invites you to a new series of Climate Action webinars. Join us for four one-hour sessions every Thursday, starting on 27th January at 9.30am. You will hear about positive actions for climate from the heritage sector. Topics will include nature-based solutions, adaptation of heritage structures, risk assessment and will …