Kildare

Cill Dara Historical Society

Meetings: 1st. Wednesday of the month
Location:  Áras Bhríde, Parish Centre, Kildare Town at 8 p.m.
Contact: Joe Connelly, Tullywest, Kildare, Co. Kildare
Ph: 086-1686236

History of Kildare

The Cill Dara Historical Society has provided a brief History of Kildare Town for this site, and would like to acknowledge AJ Mullowney for writing the main text.


Cill Dara History Diary

Jun 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2017 Giraldus Lecture - Folk Medicine @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
The 2017 Giraldus Lecture titled, “Folk Medicine – A Living Tradition” will be delivered by Bairbre Ní Fhloinn of the UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies & Folklore. Come along from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments …
Jul 5 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thomas Ashe - Another Martyr For Old Ireland @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
James Durney will give this interesting talk on another martyr for Ireland Tom Ashe. Refreshments served from 7:30pm.
Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Country Music Concert @ CMYS Hall | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
A night of country music during Heritage Week – organised by Cill Dara Historical Society. Artists: Honky Tonk Angels, Ray Lynam, Niamh Lynn, Trudi Lalor, Tony Kerr, Ryan Turner Band, Lorna Goodwin. Compère for the …
Movies/Memories/Memorabilia Night @ Kildare Parish Centre
Sep 6 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Movies/Memories/Memorabilia Night @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
A night of movies, memories and memorabilia with Cill Dara Historical Society members. Come early from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments and a chat before the event.
Jubilee Nurses @ Kildare Parish Centre
Oct 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jubilee Nurses @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
A talk on Voluntary District Nursing in Ireland from 1890 to 1974 with authors Elizabeth Prendergast & Helen Sheridan.   Come early from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments and a chat before the event.
Archaeology and County Kildare @ Kildare Parish Centre
Nov 1 @ 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Archaeology and County Kildare @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:15 pm
An illustrated talk with Mairéad Connellan. Come early from 7:45pm to enjoy some refreshments and a chat before the event.
Dec 6 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
1917 & 1967  - What the papers said @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
What were they saying in the papers 50 and 100 years ago. Drop in to find out with Mario & Joe.   Come early from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments and a chat before the …