Irish Lives Remembered Genealogy e-Magazine

A beautiful online magazine – last issue featured 16 pages on County Kildare Navigate to the link below to access the Kildare issue. http://www.irishlivesremembered.com/magazines The September issue (16th edition) of Irish Lives Remembered Genealogy e-Magazine is now LIVE & FREE to read/download via www.irishlivesremembered.com Packed with Irish genealogy news, events and resources, this month we …

Seminar: Archaeological Objects from NRA road schemes

Heritage Week NRA Seminar The programme of talks cover the following topics: Axes in Ireland’s history, Michael Stanley Lipid analysis and prehistoric pottery, Jessica Smyth Bronze Age beads, Ros Ó Maoldúin Waterlogged organic artefacts, Caitríona Moore Bone artefacts, Ian Riddler and Nicola Trzaska-Nartowski Early medieval dress and ornament, Maureen Doyle Early medieval pottery, Ian Doyle …

UL Certificate in Oral Heritage Studies

Now enrolling for September 2013 Oral History Heritage and Folklore Are you interested in preserving stories from your family/ locality/place of work/organisation? Then the UL Certificate in Oral Heritage Studies may be for you. Learn how to digitally record, contextualize and archive to the highest standards Design an oral history or folklore project Source historical …

Book Launch ‘War of Independence in Kildare’ – By James Durney

With its position on the axis between the Curragh camp and Dublin Castle, Kildare was one of the most important, but also the most dangerous counties for the rebels in the struggle for independence. When the War of Independence began on 21 January 1919, the IRA in Kildare faced a unique situation. One-third of Britain’s …

The Geraldines and Medieval Ireland Symposium

The Geraldines and Medieval Ireland The Making of a Myth Marking the 500th anniversary of the death of the ‘Great Earl’ of Kildare Thomas Davis Lecture Theatre (Room 2043 Arts Building) Trinity College Dublin Friday 13 to Saturday 14 September 2013   Featuring a keynote public lecture by Professor Steven Ellis Friday 13 September 2013 …

National award for Kildare local history book

A publication which charts the social history of Kildare town and the surrounding areas has been named as the top local history publication at Listowel Writers Week. Hearth and Home, which was written by Cill Dara Historical Society members James Durney, Mario Corrigan and Joseph Connelly, was named as the inaugural winner of the Nilsson Local …