Local History Diary

Aug 21 @ 9:30 am – Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm
High Cross & Local History Displays @ Teach Diarmada | Castledermot | County Kildare | Ireland
9:30 am
High Cross & Local History Displays View part of the Irish High Cross Exhibition (originally in the National Museum) and an exhibition on the rich heritage of the town. A perfect complement to a walk …
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am – Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm
My Town, My Heritage  - Photo Exhibition @ Teach Diarmada | Castledermot | County Kildare | Ireland
9:30 am
My Town, My Heritage – Photography Exhibition. Teach Diarmada Community Centre, Castledermot, Kildare Castledermot Local History Group are producing an exhibition of photographs celebrating the various aspects of the local heritage of Castledermot and surrounding …
Naas Grand Canal Walk @ Grand Canal Harbour
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Naas Grand Canal Walk @ Grand Canal Harbour | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
7:00 pm
Please note change to schedule advertised in Heritage Week Literature P.C. Behan will lead a walk along the Grand Canal banks within the town while exploring the canal’s history and pointing out some of the …
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]
Connellmore Graveyard Tour @ Connellmore Graveyard at Baroda
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Connellmore Graveyard Tour @ Connellmore Graveyard at Baroda | County Kildare | Ireland
7:00 pm
Newbridge Local History Group’s contribution to Heritage Week will be a guided talk in Connellmore Graveyard at Baroda. Paul Cooke will take us on a tour of the significant interments of this old cemetery where …
Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Photo Exhibition Launch & Prizegiving @ Teach Diarmada | Castledermot | County Kildare | Ireland
7:30 pm
My Town, My Heritage – Photography Exhibition. Official opening of photo exhibition and prizegiving. All are welcome. Refreshments available. The exhibition will be launched by Martin Miley, Mayor of Kildare. On the night we will …
Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Kiln Fields, Sallins Bypass @ Naas Town Hall | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
7:30 pm
The Kiln Fields, Sallins Bypass – by Noel Dunne. This illustrated talk outlines the archaeological discoveries made in 2016 and 2017 in advance of construction of the M7 Motorway Upgrade and R407 Sallins Bypass, Co. …
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.
Maudlins – Cemetery Walk @ St Corban's Cemetery
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Maudlins - Cemetery Walk @ St Corban's Cemetery | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
7:00 pm
Please note change to schedule advertised in Heritage Week Literature A walking tour of Maudlins Church of Ireland Cemetery on the Dublin Road. Members of Naas Local History Group will explain the history of the …
Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Country Music Concert @ CMYS Hall | Kildare | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
A night of country music during Heritage Week – organised by Cill Dara Historical Society. Artists: Honky Tonk Angels, Ray Lynam, Niamh Lynn, Trudi Lalor, Tony Kerr, Ryan Turner Band, Lorna Goodwin. Compère for the …
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Open Day at the Curragh Clubhouse @ Old Band Hall | Curragh Camp | County Kildare | Ireland
11:00 am
Clubhouse open from 11am-3pm to celebrate Heritage Week. An illustrated talk by Reggie Darling on “Internments on the Curragh” will take place at 1pm.
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”
Aug 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tour of the Mill Ballymore Eustace @ The Woollen Mill | Ballymore Eustace | County Kildare | Ireland
3:00 pm
Tour of the Mill – Ballymore Eustace A guided tour of the Historic Woolen Mills in Ballymore Eustace with a history of the corn mills on the site since 1192. The tour organised by Ballymore Eustace …
The Sallins to Tullow Railway @ Ballymore Community Centre
Aug 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Sallins to Tullow Railway @ Ballymore Community Centre | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
The Sallins to Tullow Railway A talk on the history of the Sallins to Tullow Railway line given by John O Brien who lived in the stationmasters house at Harristown Station.