Since its inception in 1891 the society has undertaken quite a number of projects to record and preserve historical and archaeological sites and monuments, such as the Bishop Wellesley tomb and the high cross at Moone. In this section will be recorded the projects of the society.
- Kildare County Council Announces Decade of Commemorations 2023 Grant Schemes
- Some images from the Society’s trip to Confey Medieval Church and Graveyard
- Some images from the recent Heritage Week visit to Ballynafad Lake
- Some images from the Society’s trip to Jerpoint
- RIA Decade of Centenaries Bursary
- Kildare County Council announce Arts Grants, Creative Ireland, Decade of Commemorations and Short Grass Films Award opportunities for 2022
Upcoming EventsApr26Wed20232:00 pm Visit to the Russell Library, Sp... @ Russell Library, St Patrick's CollegeVisit to the Russell Library, Sp... @ Russell Library, St Patrick's CollegeApr 26 @ 2:00 pmWednesday 26 April, 2.00pm Visit to the Russell Library, Special Collections and Archive, Maynooth University Guide: Alexandra Caccamo €5 Tea/coffeeMay21Sun20232:30 pm A talk on Woodturning by Emmet Kane @ Teach DiarmadaA talk on Woodturning by Emmet Kane @ Teach DiarmadaMay 21 @ 2:30 pmSunday 21 May, 2.30pm A talk on Woodturning by Emmet Kane Followed by a visit to his studio/workshop Venue: Teach Diarmada, Main Street, Castledermot, R141 YF61 €6 Tea/coffeeJun18Sun202312:05 pm Visit to Johnstown Bridge and to... @ Dunfierth Church and RuinsVisit to Johnstown Bridge and to... @ Dunfierth Church and RuinsJun 18 @ 12:05 pmSunday 18 June, 3.00pm Visit to Johnstown Bridge and to Dun Fierth, Co. Kildare Guide: Conleth Manning (Past President) Meet at Old Dun Fierth Church €5 Tea/coffeeJul9Sun202312:00 pm Annual Excursion to Hamwood Hous... @ Hamwood House & GardensAnnual Excursion to Hamwood Hous... @ Hamwood House & GardensJul 9 @ 12:00 pmSunday 9 July, 12.00 noon (Annual Excursion) Hamwood House and Gardens, Dunboyne, Co. Meath By courtesy of Mr and Mrs Charles Hamilton Picnic on the lawn followed by a tour of the house and gardens Numbers are limited – please book by 26 June on this booking formJul31Mon20237:30 pm Talk on Lord Walter FitzGerald o... @ Kilkea CastleTalk on Lord Walter FitzGerald o... @ Kilkea CastleJul 31 @ 7:30 pmTalk on Lord Walter FitzGerald on the 100th Anniversary of his death Speaker: Hugh Crawford (Immediate Past President) Venue: Kilkea Castle, Castledermot, the de Lacey Suite Please book by 17 July on this booking form In association with County Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee