Naas

Naas Local History Group

Naas Local History Group LogNaas 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.


Meetings: 1st. Monday of the month (From October to April)
Location: Town House Hotel, Limerick Road 8 p.m.
Details in: Leinster Leader, Kildare Nationalist, Naas Parish Newsletter
Contact: Secretary: Rose McCabe
Ph: 045 866441
email: rmccabe3@eircom.net

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

Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
St Corban's to Maudlins - Cemetery Walk @ St Corban's Cemetery | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
7:00 pm
A walk around both the Catholic and Church of Ireland Cemeteries on the Dublin Road. Members of Naas Local History Group will explain the history of the cemeteries as well as visiting the graves of notable …
Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Archaeology of M7 Osberstown Interchange @ Naas Town Hall | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
7:30 pm
The Archaeology of M7 Osberstown Interchange – by Noel Dunne. Noel will explore the archaeology uncovered during the planning of the M7 Interchange. Please Note: This meeting will take place in the Council Chamber of …
Naas Grand Canal Walk @ Grand Canal Harbour
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Naas Grand Canal Walk @ Grand Canal Harbour | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
7:00 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 …
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Irish Heroine of the French Resistance @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Irish Heroine of the French Resistance  A talk by Cathi Fleming.
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 …
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 pm – 9:30 pm
Chairs to Mayors - A History of Naas UDC @ Naas Town Hall | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Chairs to Mayors – A history of Naas Town Council by Liam Kenny, P.C. Behan and Stan Hickey. Please Note: This meeting will take place in the Council Chamber of Naas Town Hall.