FEDERATION OF LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETIES AGM

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SLIGO – 18th – 20th MAY 2018 The Radisson Blu Hotel in Sligo was the venue for this year’s Federation AGM  which was very kindly hosted by the Sligo Field Club. There were fifty eight delegates registered for the event which was a great response from our members. Societies from all over the island were […]

Federation Visit to the East Midlands – FLHS Report

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22nd -27th April 2018 by Larry Breen This year we returned to the Midlands of England and it proved  to be a great choice with fifty two people on board making up our merry band of local historians. We were delighted to welcome our great friends from Ulster who totalled twelve in number. Twenty one […]

FEDERATION VISIT TO THE EAST MIDLANDS

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Monday 23rd April – Friday 27th April 2018 The visit is being organised by the Federation of Local History Societies and is open to all members of both Federations, North and South. This year our journey will take us to the East Midlands where we will stay in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nottingham. We […]

AGM Weekend 2018

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Federation of Local History Societies AGM Weekend 2018 Sligo 18th to 20th May 2018  The Federation of Local History Societies Annual General Meeting will be held in Sligo in 2018. We will be staying in the four-star Radisson Blu Hotel in the countryside just a five-minute drive from the centre of Sligo on the road […]

Autumn Seminar

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Federation of Local History Societies Autumn Seminar Saturday 18th November 2017 Venue: The National Archives, Bishop Street, and St. Kevin’s St. College Dublin.   All About Archives What they are! , Where to find them! , How to use them! This seminar will explore methods of research and will include a visit to the National […]

AGM 2017 Galway City 26 – 28th May

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The weekend of 26th – 28th May saw the Federation hold its AGM at the Ardilaun Hotel in Galway, “City of the Tribes”. Friday 26th  May The beautiful Ardilaun Hotel was a perfect venue for our weekend activities with forty seven delegates staying in the hotel. The weekend started with a “Prosecco Reception” in the […]

History Federations of Ireland Visit North Wales

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30th April – 4th May 2017 Fifty or more local historians from societies all over the island of Ireland met at Dublin port in anticipation of their much awaited visit to North Wales. It was another opportunity to meet up with old friends and make new ones. Counties represented were Dublin, Louth, Kildare, Cork, Tipperary, […]

Welcome

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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, […]

Federation visit to North Wales 2017

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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, […]