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.
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Railway Walk - Fairy Flax to Fletcher's @ Lawlor's Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
7:30 pm
Railway Walk “Fairy Flax to Fletcher’s” – a town walk of Naas led by Paddy Behan. Meet at Lawlor’s Hotel – 7.30pm
Researching Genealogy @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill
May 22 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Researching Genealogy @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland
8:30 pm
Researching Genealogy –  talk byTed Murtagh
May 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Military Intelligence on crashed aircraft during the Emergency @ Old Band Hall | Curragh Camp | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
An illustrated talk by Michael Rowley on “Role of Military Intelligence on crashed aircraft during the Emergency”
May 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Cult of St James in Medieval Ireland @ Teach Diarmada | Castledermot | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
A talk by Dr Louise Nugent, archaeologist and author of popular blog ‘Pilgrimage in Medieval Ireland’ All are welcome.
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.
Wolfe Tone – Family Man @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill
Jun 26 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Wolfe Tone – Family Man @ Parish Meeting Room, Kill | Kill | County Kildare | Ireland
8:30 pm
Wolfe Tone – family man – talk by Larry Breen
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]
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”
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.
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”
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 …