6th Irish Military Seminar

Irish Military Seminar 2022

6th Irish Military Seminar – Various Locations from 4-11 June 2022 The Irish Military Seminar returns with an exciting full programme of lectures this year in venues across the county, including Castletown House, Celbridge, Naas and Newbridge Libraries and Newbridge Town Hall, featuring renowned historians and authors, including Stella Tillyard (Aristocrats and Citizen Lord) and …

The Civic Guard Mutiny Of May 1922 (Online Talk)

Talk on The Civic Guard Mutiny Of May 1922 By Author & Historian Brian McCarthy Thursday 12th May 7.30PM [Zoom Talk] Book your place for this talk via the following link:https://buytickets.at/kildaredecadeofcommemorations/691198 Or by emailing: localhistory@kildarecoco.ie The County Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee are organising a free illustrated online talk by author and historian Brian McCarthy on …

Local History Research Fund from RIA

A new Royal Irish Academy local history research fund has been announced by Minister Martin as part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme  The Decade of Centenaries bursary scheme has been established to encourage and support new local research and local history studies in meaningful examination of local, regional, and national events during the Struggle …

Creative & Artistic Bursary Award 2022

Kildare Decade of Commemorations

The Decade of Commemorations Creative & Artistic Bursary Award 2022 (up to €7,500) The Kildare County Council Decade of Commemorations Committee invites grant applications for projects and activities that relate to the period 1912-23. It is particularly interested in applications that focus on events that took place in 1922 and 1923 and maximise community engagement. …

Community Grants Scheme 2022

Kildare Decade of Commemorations

Kildare Decade of Commemorations Community Grant Schemes for Local Groups & Individuals The County Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee are pleased to announce details of a community grants scheme for individuals and community groups. These will be particularly of interest for local history groups and individual members of history groups across County Kildare. Commemorative activities …

Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations Book Launch

Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations programme.

Wilful Murder. Lt. John Hubert Wogan-Browne, Kildare, 10 February 1922.New book by Mark D. McLoughlin Wilful Murder. Lt. John Hubert Wogan-Browne, Kildare, 10 February 1922, by Mark McLoughlin, is the latest publication which has been produced as part of the Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations programme. On 10 February 1922, a British Army officer, Lt. …

KCC, Creative Ireland, and Decade of Commerations – grants

KCC Arts Grants, Creative Ireland

Kildare County Council announce Arts Grants, Creative Ireland, Decade of Commemorations and Short Grass Films Award opportunities for 2022 Kildare County Council has published details of 17 separate grants and award opportunities to support the development and presentation of creative and artistic projects in the county this year.  Applications will be accepted from both solo …

The Decade of Centenaries History Competition

The ‘Decade of Centenaries’ All Island History Competition for Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2021/2022 The decade 2012–2023 is categorised as the ‘Decade of Centenaries’ as it marks the centenary of a number of important historical events and developments that occurred in the period 1912–1923, and which formed a vital role in the formation of modern …

Kildare Readers Festival – Old Ireland In Colour

Old Ireland In Colour 2 Event on Saturday 16 October at 5PM – Kildare Readers Festival As part of Kildare Readers Festival 2021, authors of the best-selling Old Ireland In Colour series Sarah-Anne Buckley and John Breslin will be appearing in an online event on Saturday 16 October at 5PM to discuss the captivating photographs …