Friends of the Curragh Museum Invitation to Open Days

Friends of the Curragh Museum Invitation to Co. Kildare Local History Groups Last Autum the Friends of the Curragh Museum held two Open Days for members of the Local History Groups in the local towns with Military connections e.g. Naas, Kildare, Newbridge. We, with the approval of the GOC of the Curragh, intend to repeat this in …

Book & Antiques Fairs

ANTIQUES AND FINE ARTS FAIR Boro Books Rare and interesting books,Corballis, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow Tel – 086-3323502 – Email – tomdoylebooks@gmail.com Just to let you know Boro Books will be taking a stand at the Antiques and Fine Arts Fair at Lawlor’s Hotel Naas on Sunday next Feb 10 from 11am to 6.00pm. Among a number of …

Federation AGM & Seminar 12 October 2013

We are pleased to announce that the speaker for this year’s seminar will be Pádraig Yeates, former Irish Times industry and employment correspondent; author of Lockout: Dublin 1913; project manager of the Irish 1913 Committee. Pádraig will deliver a lecture on the Dublin Lockout of 1913. During this epic struggle an estimated 100,000 people, one …

Report on Kill History Group AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Kill History Group was held in the Parish Meeting Room on Monday last (28 January). President of the Group is Miss Mabel Lyons and the following committee were elected for the forthcoming year: Chairman (Brian Mc Cabe); Vice-chairperson (Mary Coyle); Secretary (Dave Carroll); Treasurer (Ann O’Sullivan); Webmaster (John Malone) …

Archaeology Easter Camp

Archaeology Easter Camp MONDAY – FRIDAY 9am – 3pm 7 – 12 YEAR OLDS! Please contact SIA for any further information about the 2013 Easter Camp In Harold’s Cross NS. The camp will run for the 2 consecutive weeks within the month of March-April. The brochure is available to download in PDF format in the …

Co. Kildare Federation of Local History Groups New Logo

The Co. Kildare Federation of Local History Groups new logo, seen here on the right, is a design taken from a neolithic stone carving found on an unearthed rock just east of Naas in 1975, and as such, possibly represents the earliest evidence of humans in Co. Kildare. The following drawing and extract are taken …