Walk and Talk around Prosperous

When: October 8, 2022 @ 3:00 pm
Where: Drama Hall, Prosperous, Co Kildare

Guided by Tom Crean, a walk and talk around Prosperous, a town founded in the late 18th Century, to include its industrial history and its part in the 1798 Rebellion. Meet at the Drama Hall beside the Church. €5: Tea

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Heritage Week Outing: Ballinafagh Lake

When: August 16, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Ballinafagh Lake carpark

The history and heritage of Ballinafagh Lake, Prosperous. This is a man-made lake, originally made to supply water to the Grand Canal via the Blackwood (Coill Dubh) feeder. Meet at the lake and please wear suitable footwear. https://www.google.com/maps/dir//53.307262,-6.783006/@53.3053777,-6.7819569,16.58z

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History walk in Kill

When: April 24, 2022 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Kill East, Kill, Co. Kildare, Ireland

A history walk in Kill guided by Brian McCabe, featuring the churches of St Brigid & St John, both of which recently celebrated their bi-centenaries . Meet in the car park of St Brigid’s  where there is plenty of parking.

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OHNI Annual Lecture 2021 – Dr. Anna Bryson

When: December 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Online

Title: ‘Oral History in the Shadow of Conflict: Truth, Justice and Accounting for the Past’ Drawing on over twenty years’ experience of post-conflict oral history research, this paper will consider the role and function of oral history in facilitating access to truth, justice and accountability. In particular, it will draw…

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