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, …

Two talks: 75th Anniversaries of significant Polish actions in WWII

Two upcoming talks by historian James Durney in late August and early September on World War Two should be of particular interest to the Polish community. The talks commemorate Polish involvement in significant Allied actions towards the end of the war. Details below: God, Honour, Country – The Polish 2nd Corps at the Battle of …

Behind the Walls: The Curragh Camp – radio doc

‘Behind the Walls: The Curragh Camp’ – a new one-hour radio documentary to be broadcast on KFM on Monday 18th March at 6pm ‘Behind the Walls: The Curragh Camp’ is a radio documentary for KFM Radio and was funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland through the Television Licence Fee. Background The Curragh is synonymous …

Upcoming talks of interest to military historians

Two upcoming talks that may be of interest to military historians will deal with recent international military history experienced by Irish Military personal on international service under the UN. The first talk will take place on Wednesday 20th February at 8pm in the Curragh titled ‘Peacekeeping, an Irish Perspective’ and the second talk takes place …