Aspects of The Curragh – KAS Seminar

The County Kildare Archaeological Society, in partnership with Kildare County Council and with the support of Creative Ireland, are organising a one day seminar on the heritage of the Curragh to be held in the Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge, on Saturday 16th November, 2019 Speakers: Dr John Feehan, Guy Williams, Lt. Col. Des Healy, Jim Kavanagh, …

Archaeological Secrets of the M9 Motorway

As part of Heritage Week, Old Kilcullen Area Community Association have organised a talk on the Archaeological Secrets of the M9 Motorway.Transport Infrastructure Ireland archaeologist, Noel Dunne, will give an illustrated presentation on the results of archaeological investigations carried out in advance of the M9 motorway developments in the vicinity of Old Kilcullen. Noel’s talks …

Revealing Hidden Heritage in Castledermot

Castledermot Local History Society has been around since 2010 and since then has been encouraging research into and promotion of the town’s long and fascinating past. This year the focus was on hidden or lesser known aspects of the local heritage. Thanks to a Kildare County Council Community Heritage Grant, digital heritage specialists Gary Dempsey …

Rathcroghan Conference: ‘Archaeology Above & Below’ 2017

Rathcroghan Conference: Archaeology Above & Below 2017 8th & 9th April 2017 We are delighted to announce our 2017 Conference Programme: This year our sessions are divided thematically, with focused sessions on Graveyard Studies, Wetland Archaeology, Landscape Studies as well as individual case-studies on particular environments both in Ireland and further afield. As well as …