National Landscape Forum Ireland 2017

National Landscape Forum 2017 ‘Local Communities & Their Landscape’ Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, Thursday 22nd & Friday 23rd June 2017 at the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel The forum is hosted by the dynamic, progressive community of Abbeyleix and will include in-depth exploration of the close interaction between communities and their landscape, the challenges we all face in …

Irish Military Seminar

Best way to book this event right now is to phone Riverbank. You can turn up on the day Free Admission (minimal cost for field trip): booking essential:boxoffice@riverbank.ie/045 448327 Contact: cilldara2016@gmail.com or localhistory@kildarecoco.ie or phone045 448350 or 087 9871046 We are trying to create an Annual Event that will be a positive tourist event for …

‘My Town, My Heritage’ Photo Competition

Castledermot Local History Group’s Heritage Photo Competition Closing date fast approaching: 31st of May All budding photographers young and old, capture an image that you feel represents Castledermot’s heritage. The best photos will be made into a calendar and all photos will be exhibited in the Community Centre in August during Heritage Week. There will …

Irish Military Seminar – June 2017

June 9th to 11th , 2017 Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co. Kildare Hosted by Kildare County Council’s Decade of Commemorations Committee and Creative Ireland: Kildare, in association with June Fest, Ireland’s Military Story and Merrion Press. Free Admission but booking essential: boxoffice@riverbank.ie / 045 448327 www.riverbank.ie/ Ireland has a long, proud military tradition. The aim …

Towns in Medieval Ireland – Two-day Seminar

Towns in Medieval Ireland in the light of recent archaeological excavations. Friday 28 & Saturday 29 April 2017 9.00am – 5.40pm Renehan Hall, South Campus, Maynooth University, Co. Kildare. A two-day seminar hosted by the Department of History, Maynooth University, in association with the Irish Walled Towns Network. Spaces are limited, so please book your …

Call for applications to RIA Grant Schemes

The call for applications to the RIA 2017 Archaeology Research Grants and C14 Radiocarbon Dates Scheme is now open. The closing date for the receipt of applications is 23:55, Friday 21 April 2017. Archaeology Research Grants The Royal Irish Academy runs an annual Archaeology Research Grants Scheme. The objective of this scheme is fund research …