Gathering event on the heritage of Bord na Mona

Major Gathering event in County Kildare is Announced. In September 2013 a very unique gathering event takes place which celebrates the unique heritage and story of the Coill Dubh/Blackwood/Robertstown/Timahoe area of Co. Kildare. This place which is steeped in the tradition of Bord na Mona, offers an insight into a part of our past that …

15th Medieval Dublin Symposium 25 May 2013

Friends of Medieval Dublin –  15th Medieval Dublin Symposium Saturday 25 May 2013 Robert Emmet Theatre (Room 2037), Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin   09.30 Registration and opening remarks Seán Duffy 09.40 The importance of women in measuring the Irishness of Viking Dublin Patrick F. Wallace 10.30 Dublin and the Late Roman comb Ian Riddler …

11th Annual Historic Houses of Ireland Conference

Eleventh Annual Historic Houses of Ireland Conference ‘Castletown, the Conollys and Country House Collections’ Castletown House 9 – 10 May 2013 (RIAI CPD approved) Day 1 Castletown and the Conollys: fresh perspectives 10.00-10.45     Registration;    Tea/Coffee 11.15 Conference Opening: Terence Dooley, NUI Maynooth and Mary Heffernan, Office of Public Works Session 1 Chair: Marian Lyons, …

Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2013

Kildare County Council is pleased to announce the community Heritage Grant Scheme 2013. Applications are invited from groups/organisation or individuals who are carrying out local heritage projects. The closing date for applications is Friday 5th April 2013. Applications forms can be downloaded from this website (see below). Heritage can include monuments, archaeological objects, heritage objects, …

Irish Language Week @ Glasnevin Cemetery

“With over one million stories buried within Glasnevin Cemetery. Historical figures to the ordinary people. Divided by different pasts but united in their extraordinary stories. We want to share these stories with you. Glasnevin Museum, An intriguing journey through Ireland’s past”. Glasnevin Museum in celebration of Seachtain na Gaeilge & Irish language week will offer …

Naas Local History Group AGM Report 2013

Naas Local History Group held their 28th Annual General Meeting in Monaghans Harbour Hotel, Naas  (by kind permission of  Mrs Mary Monghan) on Tuesday 19th  February. The main business of the meeting  consisted of  the  officers reports and treasurer Tom Keegan gave a detailed statement of  the healthy state of the groups finances. Paddy Behan …