Calendar of Events

Apr
6
Sat
Visit to Ballitore and Athy @ The Square in Ballintore
Apr 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Visit to Ballitore and Athy @ The Square in Ballintore

Speakers: John MacKenna (author and biographer of Ernest Shackleton) and Kevin Kenny.

Meet in the village square Ballitore, visit the Leadbeater house and the Quaker meeting house.

Later visit Kilkea House (birthplace of Ernest Shackleton) followed by a visit to Athy’s Shackleton Museum.

Led by: Frank Taaffe (Council Member)

Jun
30
Sun
A Walk around Johnstown
Jun 30 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
A Walk around Johnstown @ Johnstown | County Kildare | Ireland

A guided walk around Johnstown Village exploring the sites of historical and archaeological interest with updates of recent archaeological investigations beside the village.

Led by: Brian McCabe (Council Member)

Aug
17
Sat
Lord Walter FitzGerald’s contribution to Heritage in County Kildare and Surrounding Counties.
Aug 17 – Aug 25 all-day
Lord Walter FitzGerald’s contribution to Heritage in County Kildare and Surrounding Counties.

Saturday 17 – 25 August [Heritage Week]

Lord Walter Fitzgerald’s contribution to Heritage in County Kildare and Surrounding Counties.

Details on venues to be announced later.