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

Nov 3 @ 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 5 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A Winter's Tale - The end of the Great War @ 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 will focus on the end of the Great War.
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Relight the Lamp – The end of the Great War @ Áras Chill Dara | County Kildare | Ireland
11:00 am
Relight the Lamp – The end of the Great War – ceremony and talk  by Liam Kenny at  Áras Chill Dara, on the site of the barracks that was once the home base of the …
Dec 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The History of Donnelly Mirror Factory @ Town House Hotel | County Kildare | Ireland
8:00 pm
The History of Donnelly Mirror Factory (established in Naas 1968)  A talk by Jim Sullivan and P.C. Behan.