News from the East Coast

NUI Certificate in Local History 2012 – 2013 The NUI Certificate in Local History will be offered at Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, from Tuesday September 4th 2012 to Tuesday April 30th 2013. The closing date for completed applications in Friday August 17th 2012. Application forms are available from Dublin […]

News from the East Coast

NUI Certificate in Local History 2012 – 2013 The NUI Certificate in Local History will be offered at Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, from Tuesday September 4th 2012 to Tuesday April 30th 2013. The closing date for completed applications in Friday August 17th 2012. Application forms are available from Dublin […]

North Wexford Historical Society

NORTH WEXFORD HISTORICAL SOCIETY Possibly the newest historical society to be founded in the country at present, North Wexford Historical Society started in August 2011. A group of interested historians gathered and decided that there was a huge demand in the Gory area for a society to be established that would promote history in all […]

Roundwood Historical Society New Website

Roundwood Historical Society embraces digital age.. Roundwood & District Historical & Folklore Society have recently joined the world wide web with the launch of their official website and Facebook page. Monica Farrell, Society Chairperson, said ”We are delighted to have the work our society now available online and are sure that it will be a […]

Oral History Network of Ireland 2nd.Annual Conference

Voicing the Past: Oral History and Heritage in Ireland   The second annual conference of the Oral History Network of Ireland will be held at the Temple Gate Hotel in Ennis, County Clare on 28-29 September 2012. We are very excited to announce that renowned oral historian Alessandro Portelli has agreed to give the keynote […]

Festival of History Rathvilly

The recent Festival of History held in County Carlow proved to be a great success. The event conceived and organised in conjunction with Eigse and the Carlow Arts Festival by Turtle Bunbury, well known Broadcaster, Author and Historian, was held over the two days of 9th and 10th June at the beautiful Lisnavagh House near […]

Clare Archaeological and Historical Society Programme 2012

Sunday, 13 May Portumna Castle and the Irish Workhouse Centre – The society will receive a guided tour of Portumna Castle, a semi-fortified house built in the early 17th century and the main seat of the de Burgo family, Earls of Clanricarde, for over 200 years. The Irish Workhouse Centre is located in the former […]

AGM 2012 Westport

This year’s AGM was held in County Mayo in the beautiful town of Westport. Situated on the shores of Clew Bay and near Ireland’s most famous mountain, Croagh Patrick, it proved a perfect venue for the event. The weekend event was hosted by the Westport Historical Society who extended a very warm welcome to the […]

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