Kildare County Council announce Arts Grants, Creative Ireland, Decade of Commemorations and Short Grass Films Award opportunities for 2022

Kildare County Council has published details of 17 separate grants and award opportunities to support the development and presentation of creative and artistic projects in the county this year.  Applications will be accepted from both solo artists, collectives and community groups.  Full details of the eligibility criteria are available through…

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Kildare County Council receives donation of Archival material of Drummin House

The Local Studies, Genealogy and Archives department of Kildare County Council’s Kildare Library Service is delighted to announce that it has received a substantial donation of archival material from the family and executors of the estate of the late Grattan de Courcy Wheeler (1947-2020) of Drummin House, Derrinturn, Carbury, Co….

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September and October online talks

Our talk this Thursday 2nd September @ 7:30pm will be “Kildare:, Mysteries, Legend & Facts “ with  AJ Mullowney. To join the Zoom Meeting  on 2nd September please use the link or meeting ID provided. https://zoom.us/j/97286501359?pwd=RFUyNEpWZ3ozdGRyVlR0a3h3a0xudz09   The talk on the  “History of the Royal Curragh Golf Club” with  William H Gibson Colonel (retd.) will take place on Thursday 7th October…

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Open the Door to Heritage: Disestablishment 150: A Virtual Tour opens the door to some of the Church of Ireland’s most iconic built heritage.

150 years ago, on 1st January 1871, the Church of Ireland was officially disestablished, meaning it was no longer tied to the Church of England or to the state. Disestablishment was a time of religious, political, and social changes – in which a formerly established church became a voluntary one…

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