Naas Local History Group
Naas Local History Group was founded in 1984 with a mission; to record and present the rich and colourful story of our town. We are determined to make its history available and accessible to everybody. For, ultimately, our history is not a dry collection of facts and details but the warm, lively and essentially human story of the personalities and events from which the fabric of our town is woven.
||1st. Monday of the month (From October to April)
||Town House Hotel, Limerick Road 8 p.m.
||Leinster Leader, Kildare Nationalist, Naas Parish Newsletter
||Secretary: Rose McCabe
Ph: 045 866441
History Of Naas
Naas Local History Group has provided a brief history and chronology of Naas for this site written by Paddy Behan.
Naas History Diary
Mar 1 @ 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Raising of the Welsh Flag – ceremony at Naas Town Hall. Naas Local History Group began the tradition of raising the Welsh flag on St. David’s Day in 1992 following the twining of Naas Town …
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Mar 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Mapping Naas – an illustrated talk by Darragh Hickey exploring maps that feature Naas Town from the earliest times to the present. Darragh will bring along large prints of many historic maps featuring the town.
Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
120 Years of Kildare County Council – a talk by Liam Kenny outlining the history of Kildare County Council since its establishment in 1899.
May 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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 historic structures along the way. Please Note: Meeting at the …
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Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Local History Group’s annual tour. This year the group are planning a trip to the capital Dublin. Details to be announced.
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