Local History Group Day

When: March 24, 2018 @ 9:45 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Dublin City Library & Archive, 138 Pearse St, Dublin, Ireland

Local History Group Day is a chance to hear current research being undertaken by local history groups and societies throughout the country. All welcome and booking is not required. Come early to ensure a place. The schedule for the day is as follows: 9.45am – Registration 10.00am – Welcome and…

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Book Launch: Brothers in Arms

When: February 20, 2018 @ 7:15 pm
Where: Leixlip Library, Captain's Hill, Leixlip, Co. Kildare, Ireland

“Brothers in Arms” The remarkable story of William and James Roantree, from Leixlip, Co. Kildare by Michael Kenny William Francis Roantree famously shook his fist at the British Empire when he made his way, aged 87, to the G.P.O. on Easter Monday 1916 to encourage the new generation of rebels…

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Æ (George William Russell) by Jimmy Conway – Lurgan Co. Armagh

When: February 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: GAA Centre, Prosperous Rd, Clane, Co. Kildare, Ireland

A.E. (George William Russell), was a well-known Irish nationalist, writer, poet, artist and publisher and a contemporary of James Joyce and W. B.Yeats. Although born in Lurgan Co. Armagh, Russell spent most of his life in Dublin. Clane Local History Group Wednesday 14th February.at 8.00 pm GAA Centre, Prosperous Road,…

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‘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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