Local History Diary

Stranger Than Fiction @ Kildare Parish Centre
May 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Stranger Than Fiction @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
A talk with Padraig Laffan on the real story behind Robert Louis Stephenson ‘Kidnapped’. Come along for a chat with refreshments, served from 7:30pm.
Jun 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2017 Giraldus Lecture - Folk Medicine @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
The 2017 Giraldus Lecture titled, “Folk Medicine – A Living Tradition” will be delivered by Bairbre Ní Fhloinn of the UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies & Folklore. Come along from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments …
Jun 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thomas Ashe - Another Martyr For Old Ireland @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
James Durney will give this interesting talk on another martyr for Ireland Tom Ashe. Refreshments served from 7:30pm.
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.
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.
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.
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 …