Local History Diary

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

Apr
27
Mon
2020
Kildare: the Irish Revolution 1912-1923 @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill
Apr 27 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Kildare: the Irish Revolution 1912-1923 @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland

Kildare: the Irish Revolution 1912-1923, a talk by Seamus Cullen.

Everyone is welcome.

May
25
Mon
2020
How we measure: a brief history @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill
May 25 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
How we measure: a brief history @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland

How we measure: a brief history, a talk by mathematician Dr Ciarán Mac an Bhaird, will include lots of interesting facts rather than figures!

Everyone is welcome.

Jun
3
Wed
2020
Irish Banknotes – An Inside Story @ Kildare Parish Centre
Jun 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Irish Banknotes - An Inside Story @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland

Note:

As a precautionary measure to minimise the spread of COVID-19 we are cancelling our talks until further notice.

This decision has been made to protect the health and safety of all our valued members and speakers and their families and friends.

Thank you for your understanding.

Irish Banknotes – An Inside Story with Louis O’Byrne former head of the Irish Banknote Printing Works and Mint.
Come early from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments and a chat before the event.

Jun
22
Mon
2020
Showband Days in Ireland: Kildare Connection @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill
Jun 22 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Showband Days in Ireland: Kildare Connection @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland

Showband Days in Ireland: Kildare Connection, a talk by Pat Lonergan

Everyone is welcome.

Aug
17
Mon
2020
The Kill Ambush @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill
Aug 17 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
The Kill Ambush @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland

The Kill Ambush, a talk by historian James Durney exploring a very local aspect of the War of Independence.

Everyone is welcome.

Sep
2
Wed
2020
Movies/Memories/Memorabilia Night @ Kildare Parish Centre
Sep 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Movies/Memories/Memorabilia Night @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland

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
7
Wed
2020
Feeding the Towns of Medieval Ireland @ Kildare Parish Centre
Oct 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Feeding the Towns of Medieval Ireland @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland

Feeding the Towns of Medieval Ireland – with Dr Margaret Murphy of Carlow College, Medieval Historian.

Come early from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments and a chat before the event.

Dec
2
Wed
2020
1920 & 1970 – What the papers said @ Kildare Parish Centre
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
1920 & 1970  - What the papers said @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland

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 the event.