Local History Diary

May 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Journeys of Faith: a medieval pilgrimage to the Holy Land @ 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.
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”
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 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A Story of St. Conleth’s Tennis Club @ Ryston, Newbridge | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Game, Set and Math –  A Story of St. Conleth’s Tennis Club Frank Boland delivers a talk and a photographic history of the club, known as the “Bottom Tennis Club”, from the 1930s to the …
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
Jul 5 @ 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.
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 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A Century of GAA in Clane and Co. Kildare @ Clane Community library | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
A talk by Eoghan Corry entitled A Century of GAA in Clane and Co. Kildare. This talk is organised by Clane Local History Group in conjunction with Clane Community Library, especially for Heritage Week.
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”
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Dictionary of Irish Biography – project @ Celbridge Library | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Dictionary of Irish Biography – project – talk by Turlough O’Riordan An indispensable work of reference for scholars, journalists, broadcasters, genealogists, diplomats, and the general reader interested in Ireland’s past or in biography, it is …
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”
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Wentworth's Unfinished Business at The Naas @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
A talk by Mae Leonard entitled Wentworth’s Unfinished Business at The Naas, which will focus on Thomas Wentworth’s career rise and downfall, his ill-fated mansion building project at “The Naas”, Jigginstown House and will also …
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.
Nov 6 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A Winter's Tale - with Brian McCabe @ 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 talk is always a mystery topic, so you just have to come along on the night.
Dec 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Chairs to Mayors - A History of Naas UDC @ Naas Town Hall | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 am
Chairs to Mayors – A history of Naas Town Council by P.C. Behan local historian who had a seat on the Naas Urban District Council for many years.
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 …