Local History Diary

Sallins in Troubled Times 1913 - 1923

Sallins in Troubled Times 1913 - 1923

8 May 2024    
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sallins Local History Society Highly respected author, historian, and historical consultant James Durney invites us all to an evening delving into the village's involvement throughout [...]
From Ballot Box to Council Chamber

From Ballot Box to Council Chamber

27 May 2024    
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kill History Group From Ballot Box to Council Chamber – Liam Kenny will discuss the first election and subsequent first meeting of Kildare County Council [...]
Of Saints and Sinners - The Rude Nude

Of Saints and Sinners - The Rude Nude

5 June 2024    
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cill Dara Historical Society Of Saints and Sinners - The Rude Nude with Brendan Matthews, Author and Community Historian. Come along early for a cuppa [...]
Devoy’s Post Bag

Devoy’s Post Bag

24 June 2024    
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kill History Group Devoy’s Post Bag - a talk by Noel Cocoman focusing on the collection of Devoy's political correspondence with the main Fenian leaders, [...]
"Children need help and I am going to help them" Dr Ella Webb

"Children need help and I am going to help them" Dr Ella Webb

3 July 2024    
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cill Dara Historical Society "Children need help and I am going to help them" - Dr Ella Webb (1877-1946) with Dr Declan Warde, author and [...]
A Happy Type of Sadness - A journey through Irish Country Music

A Happy Type of Sadness - A journey through Irish Country Music

4 September 2024    
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cill Dara Historical Society A Happy Type of Sadness: A journey through Irish Country Music – with Kevin Martin, Author and Retired Lecturer. Come along [...]
Would you recognise a Saint if you met one?

Would you recognise a Saint if you met one?

2 October 2024    
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cill Dara Historical Society Would you recognise a Saint if you met one? - An examination of saintly attributes as depicted in medieval and early [...]
Magic, the Otherworld and the Festival of Samhain

Magic, the Otherworld and the Festival of Samhain

6 November 2024    
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cill Dara Historical Society Magic, the Otherworld and the Festival of Samhain, with Dr Jenny Butler, Folklorist and Scholar of Religions. Come along early for [...]
Heroes of Traitors, Irish Deserters in WWII

Heroes of Traitors, Irish Deserters in WWII

4 December 2024    
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cill Dara Historical Society Heroes of Traitors, Irish Deserters in WWII, with Cian Harte, Author and Historian. Come along early for a cuppa and chat [...]
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