The Federation of Local History Societies was established in 1981 to promote the interests of amateur historians and voluntary museums and to represent their views. In the intervening years the number of societies has grown to more than one hundred. The aims of the Federation are: To encourage research in the fields of history, archaeology, […]

History Federations Visit Bath-Wiltshire and The South Cotswolds

It was a very early start for most of our group not least of all George and Bridgeen Rutherford who had travelled from Derry in the early hours of Monday morning to join the group in Dublin. Such was the measure of the enthusiasm of the merry band of local historians who had travelled from […]

Federation visit to North Wales 2017

Federation visit to North Wales Sunday, April 30 – Thursday, May 4, 2017 This year our trip to the UK will take us to North Wales where we will stay at the Celtic Royal Hotel & Leisure Centre in Caernarfon. This rugged northwest corner of the country offers rocky-mountains, glacier-hewn valleys and lakes, sinuous ridges, […]

History Federations of Ireland – Joint Seminar

Years of Endurance Personalities and Events and their Impact on Irish Family Life 1912-1922 Venue and Date:   Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk, Co.Louth                               Saturday, 5th November 2016 This seminar explored the impact of war and revolution on the lives of ordinary people in Ireland, north and south, during the years 1912-1922. In particular, it examined […]