Local History Diary

Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
St Corban's to Maudlins - Cemetery Walk @ St Corban's Cemetery | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
7:00 pm
A walk around both the Catholic and Church of Ireland Cemeteries on the Dublin Road. Members of Naas Local History Group will explain the history of the cemeteries as well as visiting the graves of notable …
Aug 21 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Thomas Ashe – Another Martyr For Old Ireland @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland
8:30 pm
Thomas Ashe – another martyr for old Ireland – talk by James Durney [Heritage Week Talk]
Connellmore Graveyard Tour @ Connellmore Graveyard at Baroda
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Connellmore Graveyard Tour @ Connellmore Graveyard at Baroda | County Kildare | Ireland
7:00 pm
Newbridge Local History Group’s contribution to Heritage Week will be a guided talk in Connellmore Graveyard at Baroda. Paul Cooke will take us on a tour of the significant interments of this old cemetery where …
Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Archaeology of M7 Osberstown Interchange @ Naas Town Hall | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
7:30 pm
The Archaeology of M7 Osberstown Interchange – by Noel Dunne. Noel will explore the archaeology uncovered during the planning of the M7 Interchange. Please Note: This meeting will take place in the Council Chamber of …
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A Century of GAA in Clane and Co. Kildare @ Clane Community library | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
A talk by Eoghan Corry entitled A Century of GAA in Clane and Co. Kildare. This talk is organised by Clane Local History Group in conjunction with Clane Community Library, especially for Heritage Week.
Naas Grand Canal Walk @ Grand Canal Harbour
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Naas Grand Canal Walk @ Grand Canal Harbour | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
7:00 pm
P.C. Behan will lead a walk along the Grand Canal banks within the town while exploring the canal’s history and pointing out some of the historic structures along the way. Please Note: Meeting at the …
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 …
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Open Day at the Curragh Clubhouse @ Old Band Hall | Curragh Camp | County Kildare | Ireland
11:00 am
Clubhouse open from 11am-3pm to celebrate Heritage Week. An illustrated talk by Reggie Darling on “Internments on the Curragh” will take place at 1pm.
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Internments on the Curragh @ Old Band Hall | Curragh Camp | County Kildare | Ireland
1:00 pm
Clubhouse open from 11am-3pm to celebrate Heritage Week. An illustrated talk by Reggie Darling on “Internments on the Curragh”
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
50 years of Comhaltas Ceolteoiri in Co. Kildare @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
50 years of CCÉ in Kildare The Kildare Council of Comhaltas Ceolteoiri is marking its 50th anniversary this year – a period in which it is added greatly to the musical culture of the County. …
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Dictionary of Irish Biography – project @ Celbridge Library | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Dictionary of Irish Biography – project – talk by Turlough O’Riordan An indispensable work of reference for scholars, journalists, broadcasters, genealogists, diplomats, and the general reader interested in Ireland’s past or in biography, it is …
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.
Sep 6 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Thomas Ashe – Another Martyr For Old Ireland @ Kelly's Lounge | County Kildare | Ireland
8:30 pm
Thomas Ashe – Another Martyr for Old Ireland – talk by James Durney
Curragh – Home place @ Old Band Hall
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Curragh - Home place @ Old Band Hall | Curragh Camp | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
An illustrated  talk  by Caitriona  Delaney  on “Curragh – Home place”
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Wentworth's Unfinished Business at The Naas @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
A talk by Mae Leonard entitled Wentworth’s Unfinished Business at The Naas, which will focus on Thomas Wentworth’s career rise and downfall, his ill-fated mansion building project at “The Naas”, Jigginstown House and will also …
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.
Oct 4 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
St Mochua's Historical Society - Timahoe AGM @ Kelly's Lounge | County Kildare | Ireland
8:30 pm
St Mochua’s Historical Society -Timahoe – AGM
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.
The Brackens @ Kelly's Lounge
Nov 1 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
The Brackens @ Kelly's Lounge | County Kildare | Ireland
8:30 pm
The Brackens – talk by Andy Flaherty exploring the facinating story of the Bracken family and their local connections. Mason and builder, Joseph Kevin Bracken (1852–1904), who married Hannah Agnes Ryan (1872–1928), was a member …
Nov 6 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A Winter's Tale - with Brian McCabe @ 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 talk is always a mystery topic, so you just have to come along on the night.
Dec 2 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Launch of 'The Bridge 2018' @ Kelly's Lounge | County Kildare | Ireland
8:30 pm
Launch of The Bridge 2018  – The publication of St Mochua’s Historical Society -Timahoe
Dec 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Chairs to Mayors - A History of Naas UDC @ Naas Town Hall | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Chairs to Mayors – A history of Naas Town Council by Liam Kenny, P.C. Behan and Stan Hickey. Please Note: This meeting will take place in the Council Chamber of Naas Town Hall.
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 …