Local History Diary

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

Oct 17 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Rural Electrification 1946-1965 @ Leixlip Library | Leixlip | County Kildare | Ireland
7:15 pm
Rural Electrification 1946-1965 Michael Hanly will speak on the development of Rural Electrification. Admission free.
Oct 28 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
The Earls of Castlehaven: Lord Audleys of Cork and Kildare @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland
8:30 pm
Michael Christopher Keane is a retired lecturer from University College, Cork. This talk is based on his book ‘The Earls of Castlehaven’. There is a prominent County Kildare dimension to the story. George Touchet, 11th …
Oct 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Borrowes of Gilltown @ Old Band Hall | Curragh Camp | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Ger McCarthy will explore the history of the Borrowes Family of Gilltown, an estate close to Kilcullen in Co. Kildare. The story of this prominent Kildare family is traced from the 17th century through to …
Nov 2 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Workhouse Prayer service at the Famine Graveyard @ Famine Graveyard | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
3:00 pm
Naas Local History Group’s annual Workhouse Prayer service at the Famine Graveyard (opposite Lakelands and beside St. Mary’s) at 3.00pm
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Get down on your knees and pray for Shackleton @ Celbridge Library | County Kildare | Ireland
7:30 pm
Kevin Kenny: Get down on your knees and pray for Shackleton. Everyone is welcome.
Nov 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A Winter's Tale with Brian Mc Cabe @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Well established as a tradition of Naas Local History Group and always eagerly awaited, Brian McCabe’s annual ‘A Winter’s Tale’ talk.
Nov 6 @ 8:15 pm – 9:30 pm
The 1919 All-Ireland Senior Football Final @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:15 pm
The 1919 All-Ireland Senior Football Final – Kildare versus Galway with Prof. Terence Dooley, Dept. of History, Maynooth University Note time change: Talk starts at 8.15pm Come early from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments and …
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
8:30 pm
A genuine Irish Row: Kildare’s first local elections 1899 – Liam Kenny
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
8:00 pm
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 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
1919 & 1969  - 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 Corrigan & Kevin O’Kelly. Come early from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments and a chat before …
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Naas LHG AGM & Slide Presentation @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
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 …
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
8:00 pm
Annual General Meeting of Kill History Group in the Parish Meeting Room at 8pm.