The National Library Project

 The Federation for Ulster Local Studies and The Federation of Local History Societies and The National Library Project Have you ever thought how great it would be to walk along by the Liffey with your grandchild and to be able to say to them “I helped build that bridge”? Well, a great bunch of volunteers […]

Clane Local History Group launch Coiseanna

On Wednesday 18 April, Mario Corrigan of County Kildare’s Library and Arts Services launched Clane Local History Group’s new journal at the GAA Centre, on Properous Road. The new publication is named after a hillock on the Clane to Kilcock road where, in 1798, one of the first battles of this historic rebellion occurred. The […]

Joint FLHS and FULS visit to York

This year’s joint event took over fifty local historians from all over the country to the historic city of York and its hinterland. There were representatives from Naas, Athy, Rathcoffey, Rathmichael, Enniscoe, Knocklyn, Westport, Shannon, Durrow, Tipperary, Clontarf, Castlecomer, Banbridge, Carrickfergus, Strabane, Belfast and Kilkeel. Monday Travelling by coach and ferry the group made their […]