Local History Diary

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

Sep 23 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Four All Irelands: Kildare’s road to Sam Maguire @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland
8:30 pm
Four All Irelands: Kildare’s road to Sam Maguire  – Mario Corrigan
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.
Oct 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Naas GAA and its influence on the town's social history @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Liam McManus will give a talk looking at the history of Naas GAA and its influence on the social history of the county town. All welcome, tea/coffee and biscuits follow the talk.
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 …
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 …