Last Train to Newbridge @ Ryston, Newbridge
Feb 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Raconteur and humorist, Liam Phelan, will take us on a trip down memory lane in his “Last Train to Newbridge” in Ryston Sports and Social Club at 8pm. An illustrated journey through his own reminiscences, …
Changes in family life in the past 100 years @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill
Feb 26 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Changes in family life in the past 100 years A talk by Prof. Jane Gray Prof. Jane Gray is Professor of Sociology at Maynooth University. Her scholarship centres on questions relating to families, households, social change, …
Horses to Tractors – farming innovation in Ireland 1917 to 1991 @ Kildare Parish Centre
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Professor Jim Walsh, Maynooth University, will give an illustrated lecture Maps Rather Than Tractor Parts – Horses to Tractors – the spread of a revolutionary innovation in farming in Ireland, 1917 to 1991 The lecture …
Arthur Guinness, Kildare roots and the building of Leixlip’s Main St. @ Leixlip Library
Mar 15 @ 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm
Arthur Guinness, his Kildare roots, and the building of Leixlip’s Main Street – a talk by Patrick Guinness. Admission free.
Lullymore to New York and the letters to Santa @ Kildare Parish Centre
Apr 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lullymore to New York and the letters to Santa in Reindeerland – an incredible true story – with Brian Dempsey Come early from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments and a chat before the event.
Walking Sunday Display by Stan Hickey @ Punchestown Racecourse
Apr 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Walking Sunday Display – to coincide with the townspeople of Naas’ long tradition of walking the course at Punchestown on the Sunday before the Punchestown Horse Racing Festival, Stan Hickey, longstanding member of Naas Local …
Massacre at Gibbet Rath 1798 @ Ceannt NCO's Mess
May 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Massacre at Gibbet Rath 1798 – with Mick Moore An Association between Cilldara Historical Soiety, Newbridge Local History Group, and The Curragh Local History Group with Lord Edward’s Own Re-enactment Group in attendance.
2018 Giraldus Lecture – Our History … Our Heritage @ Solas Bhríde
Jul 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The 2018 Giraldus Lecture: Our History … Out Heritage – A Family’s Story Tom Flanagan in conversation with Connor O’Connell Come along from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments and a chat before the event.
Mumps, Measles and Diarrhoea @ Kildare Parish Centre
Nov 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mumps, Measles and Diarrhoea – Child Health in 20th Century Ireland with Ida Milne Department of History, University of Ireland, Maynooth. Visiting Research Fellow, Queen’s University, Belfast. Come early from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments …
1918 & 1968 – What the papers said @ Kildare Parish Centre
Dec 5 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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 …