County Kildare Federation of Local History Groups Gratefully Acknowledges Seán Judge and Raymond Stapleton of Lullymore Heritage Park, and Mario Corrigan of the Local Studies Department, Co. Kildare Library and Arts Service, for the use of the material in this section on the 1798 Rebellion in Co. Kildare.
Co. Kildare Library and Arts Service, Local Studies Department

The material was originally gathered together for the Doorly Homestead Kildare 1798 Exhibition, at Lullymore Heritage Park, which was opened by President Mary McAleese during 1998 to mark the 200th Anniversary of the Rebellion.

We would also like to acknowledge the following contributors to the exhibition’s content that was reproduced on this site:

The 1798 Rebellion in Co. Kildare

Text and Research

Mr. Mario Corrigan M.A. Hist. – History consultant and textual content
Mr. Raymond Stapleton B.A. Hist. – Research
Ms. Jennifer Farrell – Research

Illustration and Design

Mr. Seán Sourke – Exhibition co-ordinator, design concept, layout and illustrations
Ms. Leonie Prendergast – Design/illustrations

Rescanning and updating of content for conversion to the 2013 online exhibition: Seán Sourke

Below are the original 1998 acknowledgements for the development of the exhibition, which took place in two purpose built period thatched buildings in Lullymore Heritage Park in 1998.


The committee of Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park would like to acknowledge the contribution of the following:

Mr. Kevin McCormack – Supervisor
Mr. Tom McNally – Supervisor
Ms. Helen Gorey – Assistant Supervisor

FÁS (The Training & Employment Authority):
Mr. Eamonn Rapple – Director Dublin West and Kildare
Mr. James Dowling
Mr. Noel Feeney
Mr. Gerry McCarthy

OAK PARTNERSHIP (North West Kildare and North Offaly Partnership Co.)
Mr. Pat Leogue – Manager

KELT (County Kildare Leader II Company Ltd.)
Mr. Pat Dowling C.E.O.

KILDARE COUNTY COUNCIL – 1798 Commemoration Committee
Mr. Niall Bradley – County Manager
Mr. Harry Lyons – County Secretary
Mr. Brendan McGrath – County Development Officer
Mr. Peter Minnock – County Finance Officer
Mr. Donal Dalton – County Enterprise Board
Ms. Breda Gleeson – County Librarian
Mr. Michael Kavanagh – Executive Librarian

Mr. Sean Sourke – Exhibition co-ordinator, design concept, layout and illustrations.
Ms. Leonie Prendergast  –  Design/illustrations
Mr. Mario Corrigan M.A. Hist. –  History consultant
Mr. Raymond Stapleton B.A. Hist. –  Research
Ms. Jennifer Farrell  –  Research
Ms. Alison Cole –  Artist (Doorly Portrait)

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