Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee

The following is a roundup of news for July from the Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee. Childern’s Workshop EPIC Explorers Antarctic Adventure WorkshopSaturday 21st and Saturday 28th July at 11.00amWe recommend this workshop for ages 6-12 In this children’s workshop facilitated by the EPIC Museum, participants will explore the Polar regions, discovering some fascinating …

Remembrance: The World War I Dead of Co. Kildare

Remembrance: The World War I Dead of Co. Kildare is an important new publication from Kildare Decade of Commemorations. The book was compiled and edited by genealogist Karel Kiely and historians James Durney and Mario Corrigan of Kildare Library & Arts Service. The book lists over seven hundred and fifty men and three women from …

Book Launch & Talk on Co. Kildare’s WWI Dead

Book Launch & Talk: Remembrance: The World War I Dead of Co. Kildare & Talk by Ronan McGreevy (The Irish Times) Thursday, 17 June 2021 at 19.30pm This important new publication from Kildare Decade of Commemorations (compiled and edited by Karel Kiely, James Durney and Mario Corrigan of Kildare Library&Arts Service) lists the over 750 …

New Book: A Timeline of the War of Independence in Co. Kildare 1919-1922

The Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations Programme has produced a new publication detailing many of the events that took place throughout the county during the War of Independence period. The launch of A Timeline of the War of Independence in Co. Kildare 1919-1922 coincides with the 100th anniversary of the burning of the Custom House, Dublin, on 25 …

Book Launch – Morristown Lattin, County Kildare, 1630–1800

Morristown Lattin, County Kildare, 1630–1800: The estate and its tenants by Dr Emma Lyons will be officially published on Friday, 25th September. Details : Morristown Lattin, County Kildare, 1630–1800The estate and its tenantsEmma Lyons  Through an examination of the estate records, this case study provides an insight into the adaption and survival of a Catholic-owned …

New Book: Kildare – The Irish Revolution, 1912-23

County Kildare Historian Seamus Cullen will launch a new book as part of the Fourt Courts Press series on Irish Counties during the revolutionary period. The book will be launched on the 17th July 2020 and is titled  Kildare – The Irish Revolution, 1912-23. This is the first comprehensive single volume history of County Kildare …

History of Athgarvan Pitch & Putt Club – Book Launch

History of Athgarvan Pitch & Putt Club Book Launch 8.00 pm Thursday 19 December 2109Newbridge Library To celebrate its 70th anniversary Athgarvan Pitch & Putt Club will launch a book detailing the history of the Club and the Athgarvan area. President of Pitch and Putt Union of Ireland Mervyn Cooney will officially launch the book, …

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, …

Maynooth Studies in Local History Series – Book Launch

The five latest books in the acclaimed Maynooth Studies in Local History series will be launched at 7.00 p.m. on Wednesday 11 September 2019 in Renehan Hall, South Campus, Maynooth University, Co. Kildare. All welcome to attend! The book titles and details as follows: The Kirwan murder case, 1852A glimpse of the Irish Protestant middle …

Irish Military Seminar 2019 & Book Launch

Irish Military Seminar Launch - and Book Launch

Kildare County Council Decade of Commemorations Committee and Merrion Press cordially invites you to the launch of The Irish Military Seminar 2019 by Clem Ryan, C.E.O./Executive Director, KFM and the launch by Kevin Myers of A Bloody Dawn: the Irish at D-Day by Dan Harvey Newbridge Community Library, Newbridgeon Thursday, 6 June 2019, at 19.00 …