Local History Diary

Midland Odyssey @ Ryston, Newbridge
Jun 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Midland Odyssey @ Ryston, Newbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Artist, Pamela de Bri, will give an illustrated talk on her journeys through the midlands where she met people and heard their stories. Her unique notebook of conversations and observations, illustrated in her distinct artistic …
Jun 20 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm
An Irishman in Dixie - Thomas Conolly of Castletown House @ Leixlip Library | Leixlip | County Kildare | Ireland
7:15 pm
Suzanne Pegley will speak on An Irishman in Dixie -Thomas Conolly (1823-76) of Castletown House and his connection with the American Civil War. Admission free.
Jun 21 @ 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm
Walk n' Talk about Leixlip Town @ Leixlip Town Centre | Leixlip | County Kildare | Ireland
7:15 pm
Walk n’ Talk about Leixlip Town with John Colgan, author of “Leixlip, Co Kildare” Starting at Gallivan’s Cross at 7.15pm ending at the Toll House, Leixlip Bridge, about 8.30pm Everyone welcome!
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Naas Local History Group's annual tour @ Fore Abbey & Loughcrew | Wicklow | County Wicklow | Ireland
9:00 am
Naas Local History Group’s annual outing will this year visit Fore Abbey in Co. Westmeath and the Loughcrew Cairns in Co. Meath. Details to be announced.
Fr Browne and his photographs @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill
Jun 24 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Fr Browne and his photographs @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland
8:30 pm
Fr Browne and his photographs– a talk by Paddy Walsh
Jun 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Curragh Local History Group AGM @ Old Band Hall | Curragh Camp | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
The Annual General Meeting of the Curragh Local History Group will take place on Tuesday 25th June. Details of our annual outing on 1st September will be available. Please note that the Annual Membership of …
Jul 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The History of New Abbey House, Kilcullen @ Kilcullen Town Hall | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Collette Jordan will speak on the History of New Abbey House, Kilcullen. One of a series of lectures organised to celebrate the origins of present day Kilcullen Town seven hundred years ago in the construction …
Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Rath Internment Camp in the War of Independence @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
The Rath Internment Camp in the War of Independence with James Durney renowned Author and Historian. Come early from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments and a chat before the event.
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Heritage Week Country Music Concert @ CMYS Hall | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
A night of country music organised for Heritage Week by Cill Dara Historical Society. Artists: Ray Lynam, Tony Kerr, Crystal Swing, Owen Mac, Olivia Douglas, Thomas Maguire & Fhiona Ennis, Pascal Brennan, The Ryan Turner …
Heritage Week Talk @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill
Aug 26 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Heritage Week Talk @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland
8:30 pm
Heritage Week Talk
Aug 29 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Queen Victoria's Visit to Maynooth 1849 @ Leixlip Library | Leixlip | County Kildare | Ireland
7:15 pm
Seamus Cullen will speak on Queen Victoria’s Visit to Maynooth Seminary & Carton 170 years ago this August. Admission free.
Sep 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Lord Cloncurry V Sir John Piers - A case of Criminal Conversation @ Celbridge Library | County Kildare | Ireland
7:30 pm
Dr Karina Holton will give a talk titled: Lord Cloncurry V Sir John Piers: A case of Criminal Conversation. Everyone is welcome.
Movies/Memories/Memorabilia Night @ Kildare Parish Centre
Sep 4 @ 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.
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Hello Delia Murphy - The songs & story of the iconic singer @ Kildare Community Library | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Hello Delia Murphy – The songs and story of the iconic singer with Carmen Cullen (Delia’s niece) & Gerry Anderson Note Venue: Kildare Town Community Library Come along from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments and …
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Letters of Mrs Katherine Conolly 1707-1747 @ Celbridge Library | County Kildare | Ireland
7:30 pm
Dr Gaye Ashford:The Letters of Mrs Katherine Conolly, 1707-1747. Everyone is welcome.
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 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 …
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 …