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

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 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. …
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 …
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
50 years of Naas Comhaltas - Their History and Music @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
50 years of Naas Comhaltas – Their History and  Music The Kildare Council of Comhaltas Ceolteoiri is marking its 50th anniversary this year – a period during which it has added greatly to the musical …
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
A walking tour of Blessington @ Downshire Hotel | County Wicklow | Ireland
2:00 pm
A walking tour of Blessington led by Jim Corless Jim Corless of Blessington History Society will lead a tour of Blessington for members of Naas Local History Group. Please Note: Meet at the Downshire Hotel …
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.
Jan 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Naas Local History Group - AGM @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Naas Local History Group  – A.G.M.