Local History Diary

Events in the diary are organised by affiliated groups. For non-member history related events see the news section.

Nov
25
Mon
2019
A genuine Irish Row: Kildare’s first local elections 1899 @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill
Nov 25 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
A genuine Irish Row: Kildare’s first local elections 1899 @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland

A genuine Irish Row: Kildare’s first local elections 1899 – Liam Kenny

Nov
26
Tue
2019
The 120th anniversary of the Boer War @ Old Band Hall
Nov 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The 120th anniversary of the Boer War @ Old Band Hall | Curragh Camp | County Kildare | Ireland

Mr Liam Kenny will be the speaker at the next meeting of The Curragh Local History Group. The title of Liam’s illustrated talk is “The 120th anniversary of the Boer War”.

It should be a very interesting talk.
All welcome!

Dec
2
Mon
2019
Kilcullen Memory Mondays @ Kilcullen Town Hall
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Kilcullen Memory Mondays @ Kilcullen Town Hall | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland

In the last a series of monthly talks to celebrate Kilcullen 700, Mary Orford will present the highlights of her “Memory Monday” sessions with local people on a trip down memory lane, that were held in Kilcullen Town Hall throughout 2019. There will be stories gathered from the participants and images scanned at the session presented as part of Mary’s presentation.

“Kilcullen 700”, is a celebration of the present town’s origins, seven hundred years ago, in the construction of the first stone bridge on the site of the present Kilcullen Bridge, which spans the Liffey in the heart of the town.

These events take place on the first Tuesday of the month throughout 2019 (except August) in the Town Hall at 8pm.

Everyone is welcome. Come early for chat, tea/coffee and biscuits.

The Tyndall Family of Naas @ Town House Hotel
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Tyndall Family of Naas @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland

Dr. John Kehoe will give a talk on the Tyndall Family of Naas.

All Welcome. Tea/coffee and biscuits will follow the talk.

Dec
4
Wed
2019
1919 & 1969 – What the papers said @ Kildare Parish Centre
Dec 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
1919 & 1969  - What the papers said @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland

What were they saying in the papers 50 and 100 years ago. Drop in to find out with Mario Corrigan & Kevin O’Kelly.

Come early from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments and a chat before the event.

Jan
20
Mon
2020
Naas LHG AGM & Slide Presentation @ Town House Hotel
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Naas LHG AGM & Slide Presentation @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland

Naas Local History Group  – A.G.M.

Naas Local History Group’s A.G.M. will take place on the 20th of January 2020. All are welcome to attend and the floor will be open to invite new committee members.

For members who wish who renew their annual subscriptions, or if new members wish to join,  subscriptions can be paid on the night. Subscriptions are €25 per person. A family rate is available.

The A.G.M will be followed by a slide presentation Welcome to your town – Naas. This will be a presentation of images, drawings, etchings, postcards, etc., of Naas in past times for new and long established residents of Naas to enjoy.

As always refreshments will follow the talk!

Jan
27
Mon
2020
Kill History Group – A.G.M. @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill
Jan 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Kill History Group - A.G.M. @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland

Annual General Meeting of Kill History Group in the Parish Meeting Room at 8pm.