Annual Excursion, Fethard, Co. Tipperary

When: July 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Guide: Mary Hanrahan, Chairperson, Fethard Historical Society. Meet at The Town Hall at 12.00 noon followed by coffee / tea & scones. Visit the museum, picnic followed by a guided tour of the medieval town of Fethard. Dinner to follow in the Horse & Jockey Hotel and Restaurant. Led by:…

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A Walk around Johnstown

When: June 30, 2019 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Palmerstown, Johnstown, Co. 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)

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Visit to Ballitore and Athy

When: April 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: 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)

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Uncovering the Medieval Village at Mullamast

When: March 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Kilcullen Heritage Centre, Main St, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Speaker: Teresa Bolger MSc., MPhil. An overview of the results of archaeological investigations that identified the remains of an extensive manorial village at Mullamast. Venue: Kilcullen Heritage Centre Followed by Tea/Coffee. Donation €5.

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2019 Co. Mayo Excursion

When: May 12, 2019 – May 15, 2019 all-day

This trip is organised with the assistance of JMG Travel, one of the leading tour operators in Ireland and planned with the guidance of leading historians and archaeologists practising in the area.  The trip will be led by Hugh Crawford and Bernadette Doyle.   Dates: 12th – 15th May 2018 Travel…

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William Roantree, Kildare Fenian and the Devoy Connection

When: September 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Naas Community Library

Annual John Devoy Memorial Event Naas Library on 18 September at 7.00 p.m. It is a lecture entitled William Roantree, Kildare Fenian and the Devoy Connection.  It will be delivered by Michael Kenny.  Michael is an historian and former Keeper, Art and Industry Division at the National Museum of Ireland. His book, ‘Brothers…

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