Local History Diary

Mar 21 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm
The Irish Heroine of the French Resistance @ Leixlip Library | Leixlip | County Kildare | Ireland
7:15 pm
Leixlip History Club’s next talk is by Cathi Fleming on the topic of Sr. Kate McCarthy from Cork, who has been called The Irish Heroine of the French Resistance. Admission free.
Mar 25 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Maura Laverty: From Rathangan to Tolka Row @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland
8:30 pm
Maura Laverty: From Rathangan to Tolka Row  a talk by Seamus Kelly
Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
120 Years of Kildare County Council @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
120 Years of Kildare County Council – a talk by Liam Kenny outlining the history of Kildare County Council since its establishment in 1899.
Apr 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bombs, Bullets and the Border - Irish border security 1969-1978 @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Bombs, Bullets and the Border – Irish border security 1969-1978 with Dr. Patrick Mulroe Author & PhD graduate of the University of Ulster Come early from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments and a chat before …
Apr 11 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Monastic Ireland - Gift of the Nile @ Leixlip Library | Leixlip | County Kildare | Ireland
7:15 pm
Leixlip History Club’s next talk is by Alf Monaghan who will speak about Monastic Ireland – Gift of the Nile. The talk explores the history of early Irish Christianity from a different perspective. Admission free.
May 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Three Men and a Constitution - the 1937 Irish Constitution @ Kildare Parish Centre | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Three Men and a Constitution – Éamon de Valera, John Charles McQuaid, John Hearne and the 1937 Irish Constitution with Dr. Eugene Broderick Come early from 7:30pm to enjoy some refreshments and a chat before …
Chatting with Count John Mc Cormack @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill
May 27 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Chatting with Count John Mc Cormack @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland
8:30 pm
Chatting with Count John Mc Cormack: conversations in Moore Abbey – a talk by Pat Lonergan
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
Sep 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Pivotal events which shaped the Radió Éireann Symphony Orchestra @ Celbridge Library | County Kildare | Ireland
7:30 pm
Dr Joe Kehoe will give a talk titled: Border crossings: the pivotal events which shaped the development of the Radió Éireann Symphony Orchestra. 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 …
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 …