The Federation publishes a periodic newsletter on a quarterly basis or more often if required. Copies of these newsletters are contained on this page.   Federation Newsletter June 2010 Newsletter Issue 1 March 2012 Newsletter Issue 2 June 2012 Federation Newsletter 3 September 2012 Newsletter 4 – December 2012 Newsletter 1 – March 2013 Newsletter […]

History Reviews

The Federation have been publishing an annual History Review since the 1980’s which contains articles of historical interest  written by members of the Federation together with information on Federation and Society events, activities and news. This page displayes the annual History Review Journals  for browsing on line by interested parties. The current 2011 Review is displayed. […]

Federation Events

This page gives details of events organised by the Federation for its members. If anyone requires more information on any event listed here they should contact the PRO Officer Larry Breen at e-mail *protected email* Spring Seminar:  March 2012 The Spring Seminar will be held in Drogheda and will be hosted by the Old Drogheda […]


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Annual Programme for Clondalkin Historical Society

CLONDALKIN HISTORY SOCIETY LECTURES 2011 – 2012 Monday 26th September 2011 John McKernan & Eamonn Dowling Newlands Golf Club Monday 24th October AGM Monday 28th November  Michael Nelson Bloody Sunday Monday 30th January 2012 Joe Menton Clondalkin Credit Union 50 years Monday 27th February Seamus Cullen Queen Elizabeth’s Irish Family Tree Monday 26th March Kevin […]

Gems and Forgotten People

IMPORTANT HIDDEN GEMS AND FORGOTTEN PEOPLE REQUEST FOR MORE CONTRIBUTIONS Almost two years ago the Federation for Ulster Local Studies and the Federation of Local History Societies began a joint project, “Hidden Gems and Forgotten People”. It was considered a great opportunity to encourage people interested in local history at all levels of expertise to […]


CLONDALKIN HISTORY SOCIETY   LECTURES 2011 – 2012 Monday 26th September 2011 Newlands Golf Club John McKernan & Eamonn Dowling   Monday 24th October – AGM   Monday 28th November Bloody Sunday Michael Nelson   Monday 30th January 2012 Clondalkin Credit Union 50 years Joe Menton   Monday 27th February Queen Elizabeth’s Irish Family Tree […]

Clane Local History Group

DATES, TOPICS AND SPEAKERS FOR 2012.   Weds. 18 January 2012. Dr. Ciaran Reilly. Tommy Conneff –a Clane legend.   Weds. 15 February 2012. Sgt. Paul Maher The history of the Gardaí Siochana in Clane   Weds. 21 March 2012. Larry Breen Dan Donnelly Weds. 18 April 2012. Launch of Coiseanna- Clane Local History Group’s new […]

Limerick Historical Society visit Co. Kildare

The Thomond Historical/Archaeological Society from Limerick made their annual field trip this year to County Kildare. Representing the National Federation of Local History Societies, Naas local historians Larry Breen and Brendan Cullen accompanied the visitors on a tour of the County. The  days events included a guided tour of Johnstown Village with Kill Local historian Brian […]