‘The End of the Great War 1918’

When: November 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am
Where: Killashee House Hotel, Kilcullen Rd, Killashee, Naas, Co. Kildare, W91 DC98, Ireland

Chairperson: Professor Mary Ann Lyons, Maynooth University. Venue: Killashee House Hotel, Naas. More details, including how to reserve a place, are available this flyer. Annual Seminar – The End of the Great War and Ireland in 1918  

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Rathmines ‘Ireland’s premier independent township’ 1847- 1930

When: September 22, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Church Of Mary Immaculate Refuge of Sinners, Rathmines Road Lower

A street walk to explore this historical part of Dublin city. Guide: Dr. Séamas Ó Maitiú (Member). CKAS Event: Rathmines ‘Ireland’s premier independent township’ 1847-1930 Date:   Saturday 22 September 2018 Time: 2.30pm Meet: The Church Of Mary Immaculate Refuge of Sinners, Lower Rathmines Road. This is a member only event…

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‘Lullymore and its environs’ – Heritage Week

When: August 25, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Lullymore Monastic Site

‘Lullymore and its environs’ From Clane take the R403 to Allenwood from Allenwood continue on R403 for half KM. then take R414 over Shee Bridge towards Rathangan,reaching Lullymore after 5KM. (keep a watch for CKAS signs).From Rathangan take R414 towards Allenwood reaching Lullymore after 10 KM. (keep a watch for…

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Annual Excursion: Killua Castle, Co. Westmeath and Kells, Co. Meath

When: July 8, 2018 @ 11:30 am
Where: Headfort Arms Hotel, Headfort Pl, Kells, Co. Meath, Ireland

Guide: Lucy O’Reilly, local historian and tour guide. Meet at: The Headfort Arms Hotel at 11.30 am for coffee / tea & scones afterwards proceeding to Killua Castle for a tour (where is possible by kind permission of the owner, Allen Krause, to have a picnic) followed by a guided…

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Visit to Maynooth College

When: June 16, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Maynooth College

Tour of grounds and visit to College Cemetery, College Chapel and Pugin Hall. By kind permission of the President, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth. Meeting point: Maynooth Castle. Guide: Led by Rita O’Neill (Council Member). Donation: €5. Tea/coffee. Strictly members only.

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‘We have lost our great Mrs Conolly’ – the life and letters of Katherine Conolly (1662–1752) of Castletown House

When: March 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Where: Kilcullen Heritage Centre, Kilcullenbridge, Co. Kildare, R56 X763, Ireland

An illustrated talk offering a revealing perspective on the life of a rich, energetic and intelligent Irish woman living in the first half of the eighteenth century. Speaker: Dr. Gaye Ashford (Member)

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Federation of Local History Societies – Autumn Seminar “All About Archives”

When: November 18, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: The National Archives, 8 Bishop St, Dublin, Ireland

All About Archives What they are!  Where to find them!  How to use them! Date: Saturday 18th November 2017 Venue: The National Archives, Bishop Street, and St. Kevin’s St. College Dublin. This seminar will explore methods of research and will include a visit to the National Archives which houses many…

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