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1916 Rising Oral History Collection – Kildare launch

Irish Life and Lore will launch the Co. Kildare 1916 oral history recordings on Easter Thursday (24th March) in the foyer of the Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co. Kildare at 7.00 p.m. All are welcome. Nine recordings compiled by Maurice O’Keefe are featured in the collection. The oral testimonies given by family members are: [...]

1916 Rising Oral History Collection – Kildare launch 2017-03-27T00:14:40+00:00

Teresa Brayton Commemoration Book Launch

Invitation to 1916 Commemoration Book Launch Hail to the Flag: through the turbulent years is a collection of poetry by Kildare poet and nationalist Teresa Brayton; selected by Bernadette Gilligan, it covers a timeline of Irish history leading up to the Rising and its aftermath, the Irish Diaspora and the emigrants' lament for homeland. The launch will [...]

Teresa Brayton Commemoration Book Launch 2017-03-27T00:19:16+00:00

Maynooth University Decade of Commemorations

Decade of Commemorations 1912-1922 Maynooth University is marking the key events in the revolutionary period that helped to shape the course of history and the development of an independent Ireland. This commemoration will take the form of exhibitions, readings, conferences, seminars, performances and gatherings that reflect on key moments, figures and themes from one [...]

Maynooth University Decade of Commemorations 2017-03-27T00:21:46+00:00

Seachtain na Gaelige – talk on Máire Ní Raghallaigh

As part of Seachtain na Gaelige and to commemorate a visit by P. H. Pearse to an Aerideacht in the Old Jail, Naas, in 1903, Staraí Cónaithe James Durney and Múinteoir Daithí Mac An Bhaird organised a talk by author Larry Ward in Gaelscoil Choláiste Cill Dara on 4 March 2016. Larry spoke on Máire [...]

Seachtain na Gaelige – talk on Máire Ní Raghallaigh 2017-03-27T00:25:03+00:00

Kildare Town – A year in the life 1916 book launch

The Cill Dara Historical Society wanted to do something to commemorate the Easter Rising.  Each year we present a lecture at Christmas which focuses on Kildare Town fifty and one hundred years ago, and, to put it in context we also look at events around the world and in Ireland – not ‘a day in [...]

Kildare Town – A year in the life 1916 book launch 2017-03-27T00:28:44+00:00

Éamonn Ó Modhráin – A Revolutionary Journey Exhibition

Éamonn Ó Modhráin - A Revolutionary Journey will be launched on Sunday, 28 February 2016 at 7.00 p.m. by the Mayor of Kildare, Cllr. Brendan Weld in the Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co. Kildare Following the formal launch there will be two short presentations from James Durney, Kildare’s historian-in-residence, and Robert Doyle historian, followed by [...]

Éamonn Ó Modhráin – A Revolutionary Journey Exhibition 2017-03-27T00:30:36+00:00

Iarnród Éireann launch 1916 Centenary Programme

Portraits and Lives of Rising leaders to be brought to daily commuters, in partnership with Royal Irish Academy; Iarnród Éireann will launch its 1916 commemoration programme at Pearse Station on Thursday 25th February next (11.00hrs). In 1966, the State renamed fifteen stations on the rail network after the executed Leaders of 1916 to mark [...]

Iarnród Éireann launch 1916 Centenary Programme 2017-03-27T00:35:12+00:00

Foremost and Ready: Kildare and the 1916 Rising

Cill Dara Historical Society Lecture Series 2016 Foremost and Ready: Kildare and the 1916 Rising with author and Kildare Historian in residence, James Durney 2nd March 2016 at 8.00 p.m. Aras Bhride, Kildare Parish Centre, Bride St, Kildare Town A lecture which outlines Co. Kildare’s huge involvement in the momentous events of Easter 1916 and [...]

Foremost and Ready: Kildare and the 1916 Rising 2017-03-27T00:36:45+00:00

John Devoy Memorial Unveiled in Naas

The unveiling of a new sculptural memorial to Co. Kildare patriot and financier of the 1916 rising, John Devoy, took place in Naas on Sunday the 25th of October 2015. The Mayor of County Kildare, Cllr. Brendan Weld was joined by US Ambassador, Kevin O’Malle in pulling the chord to unveil the life size [...]

John Devoy Memorial Unveiled in Naas 2017-03-31T21:04:27+00:00

Beautiful Lighting Effects

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Beautiful Lighting Effects 2017-03-22T04:25:38+00:00