Clane

Clane Local History Group

Founded in the late 1990s Clane Local History Group aims to research, record and conserve the history of Clane and its environs and to promote the heritage, culture and social history of the area and its community.


Monthly meetings take place on the second Wednesday of each month from September to May in the Clane GAA Centre at 8pm.

Admission is free to Clane Local History Group talks and presentations.


Clane History Diary

Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A Century of GAA in Clane and Co. Kildare @ Clane Community library | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
A talk by Eoghan Corry entitled A Century of GAA in Clane and Co. Kildare. This talk is organised by Clane Local History Group in conjunction with Clane Community Library, especially for Heritage Week.
Sep 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Workhouse in Birr @ Clane GAA | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
The Workhouse in Birr – a talk by John McLoughlin. Birr Workhouse is an intact example of the original pre-famine Irish workhouses designed by George Wilkinson. Opened 1842 as Parsonstown Union Workhouse, Birr Workhouse was …
Oct 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Archaeology of Sallins Bypass @ Clane GAA | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
The Archaeology of Sallins Bypass – by Noel Dunne. This illustrated talk outlines the archaeological discoveries made in 2016 and 2017 in advance of construction of the M7 Motorway Upgrade and R407 Sallins Bypass, Co. …
Nov 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The High Crosses at Castledermot @ Clane GAA | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
The High Crosses at Castledermot – a talk by Brendan Cullen.
Jan 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Construction of the Grand Canal Locally @ Clane GAA | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
The Construction of the Grand Canal Locally – a talk by Jim Heffernan.
A.E. Russell @ Clane GAA
Feb 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A.E. Russell @ Clane GAA | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
A.E. Russell – a talk by Guest Speaker Jimmy Conway.
Mar 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Clongowes Wood College Archives @ Clane GAA | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Clongowes Wood College – a talk by Clongowes Wood College Archivist Margaret Doyle.
Apr 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Launch of Coiseanna 2018 @ Clane GAA | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
The Launch of Coiseanna 2018 – The seventh edition of the Journal of Clane Local History Group