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 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Naas Grand Canal Walk @ Grand Canal Harbour | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
7:30 pm
P.C. Behan will lead this year’s Heritage Week 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: …
Sep 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Curragh - a unique landscape @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Hugh Crawford will give a talk titled The Curragh – a unique landscape, that will place the Curragh in its ecological and historical contexts, highlighting this unique landscape’s importance to County Kildare and the Nation …
Oct 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Naas GAA and its influence on the town's social history @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Liam McManus will give a talk looking at the history of Naas GAA and its influence on the social history of the county town. All welcome, tea/coffee and biscuits follow the talk.
Nov 2 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Workhouse Prayer service at the Famine Graveyard @ Famine Graveyard | Naas | County Kildare | Ireland
3:00 pm
Naas Local History Group’s annual Workhouse Prayer service at the Famine Graveyard (opposite Lakelands and beside St. Mary’s) at 3.00pm
Nov 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A Winter's Tale with Brian Mc Cabe @ 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 ‘A Winter’s Tale’ talk.
The Tyndall Family of Naas @ Town House Hotel
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Tyndall Family of Naas @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Dr. John Kehoe will give a talk on the Tyndall Family of Naas. All Welcome. Tea/coffee and biscuits will follow the talk.
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Naas LHG AGM & Slide Presentation @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
Naas Local History Group  – A.G.M. Naas Local History Group’s A.G.M. will take place on the 20th of January 2020. All are welcome to attend and the floor will be open to invite new committee …