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Book Club for Adults

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CiDS Gymnastics Fun Summer Camps

Fun gymnastics camp and games

Artzone August Summer Camp

Artzone Summer camps are planned and delivered by qualified and experienced art teachers, specialists in their fields of art.

StarCamp Athy Summer Camp 2018

Athy Summer Camp on the 13 - 17 August 2018

Kildare Folk and Ghost Stories

An afternoon of folk, fairy and ghost stories 

Historic Racing Festival

Mondello Park celebrates its 50th anniversary with a Historic Racing festival on the International Track layout on Saturday August 18th & Sunday August 19th.

Athy Heritage Week 2018

Celebrate South Kildare's Heritage

Guided Tours of Maynooth Castle

Join us for a guided tour and find out more about this fascinating building, home of the once all-powerful Fitzgerald Family. Week Long Event

National Autumn Poultry Sale at Larchill Arcadian Gardens

Visit Larchill Arcadian Gardens and Ferme Ornee.

Sharing My Story

Has anything worth speaking about ever happened to me?  And who would listen?

The sinking of the RMS Leinster

The Kingstown to Holyhead mailboat

Children's Birdwatching - Donadea Forest

Children are invited to come to Donadea Forest Park and to learn birdwatching with Kildare Birdwatch. 

Johnny Magory Adventure Day

At Ballynafagh Lake

An Afternoon Pilgrimage to St. Brigids Well

An Afternoon Pilgrimage to St. Brigid’s Well

Wildlife Walk at Lullybeg

Inspect the the wonderful wildlife of Lullybeg

Joycean Tour of Clongowes College

A visit to all the places that are mentioned in the Clongowes section of 'A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man' by James Joyce.

Tower of Allen, Hill of Allen

Week Long Event. Just 10km from Newbridge and Kildare and 15km from Naas, this magnificent tower was built in 1859 by Sir Gerald George Aylmer.

The Book of Kildare Exhibition

Original drawings from the Book of Kildare by Josephine Hardiman
Week Long Event

Calligraphy Together

"Calligraphy Together" - A free workshop for children and their parents. 

Echoes an Exhibition by Element 15

Element 15 mount a collaborative & site-specific exhibition, exploring the artists’ response to the house with ceramics, fine art prints & textiles.

North Kildare Beekeepers Demo

View a live display of the native Irish honey bee.

St. Mary's Church of Ireland

12th century Norman church
See Opening Days and Times below.

Firmount House Tour

Hear about the renovations completed by the Henry family .

Introduction to Poetry

A poem is a thing of wonder...

Shackleton - Against The Odds

An epic voyage of Shackleton's lifeboat across the roughest oceans on the planet

Below Stairs Tour

Visit the Georgian Palace at the Heart of Ireland's Ancient East

Waterways for Wildlife: Athy

Explore the wildlife of the Grand Canal Barrow Line with the Irish Wildlife Trust.

The Mausoleum at Mainham Cemetery

Interpretive re-enactment of a burial ceremony

National Science Museum

Come and view the largest display of scientific instruments on public display in Ireland, most of which were manufactured in the Dublin area between 1880 and 1920.

Hungry Caterpillars

Join IPCC and discover the life-cycle of the endangered Marsh Fritillary Butterfly. 

Taste Of Kildare 2018

Summer Festival - Sunday August 19th 2018

End of days, 1918

Talk about the End of the First World War

Guided Walk of Kildare Town

Take a guided walking Tour of one of Ireland's oldest towns

Traditional Skills Week - Autumn Foraging with Bernard Gibney

This Heritage Week learn a traditional skill at one of our three workshops, Autumn Foraging, Willow Weaving or Genealogy.

Natural & Built Heritage of Clane

Learn about the flora and fauna of Clane as we visit some of its historic sites. 

End of days, 1918

Talk about the End of the First World War 

Jesuit Chaplains in World War One

The exhibition 'Jesuit chaplains in World War One' will be on display in Naas Library for Heritage Week.

St. Mullins Church

Open to the public

Build your own Bug Hotel

Learn the importance of natural habitats & the world around us.

Irish High Cross Exhibition

Come and find out all about the iconic Irish High Cross, what they represent and where they can be found before wandering across the road to visit the real thing in St James' Churchyard.

The Country House & the Great War

This Exhibition will explore the impact of the First World War on the Irish Country House, the surrounding estate and its inhabitants. 

On Active Service

Maynooth College, Chaplains & the Anti-Conscription Crisis 

The sinking of the RMS Leinster

The Kingstown to Holyhead mailboat

End of days, 1918

Talk about the End of the First World War

Traditional Skills Week Willow Weaving with Beth Murphy

This Heritage Week learn a traditional skill at one of our three workshops, Autumn Foraging, Willow Weaving or Genealogy.

Talk: Stories from Life and Death

St Patrick’s College, Maynooth to host a talk entitled Stories from life and death in Maynooth College Cemetery to mark National Heritage Week 2018

The sinking of the RMS Leinster

The Kingstown to Holyhead mailboat

The Country House & the Great War

This Exhibition will explore the impact of the First World War on the Irish Country House, the surrounding estate and its inhabitants. 

End of days, 1918

Talk about the End of the First World War

End of days, 1918

Talk about the End of the First World War 

Kildare Folk and Ghost Stories

An afternoon of folk, fairy and ghost stories 

Build your own Bug Hotel

Learn the importance of natural habitats & the world around us.

The Country House & the Great War

This Exhibition will explore the impact of the First World War on the Irish Country House, the surrounding estate and its inhabitants. 

The sinking of the RMS Leinster

The Kingstown to Holyhead mailboat 

Traditional Skills Week Genealogy Workshop with Karel Kiely

This Heritage Week learn a traditional skill at one of our three workshops, Autumn Foraging, Willow Weaving or Genealogy.

The sinking of the RMS Leinster

The Kingstown to Holyhead mailboat

The sinking of the RMS Leinster

The Kingstown to Holyhead mailboat 

The sinking of the RMS Leinster

The Kingstown to Holyhead mailboat

Masters Superbike Championship Rounds 16-18

Rounds 16, 17 & 18 of Ireland's biggest Motorcycle Racing series the Dunlop Masters Superbike Championship take place at Mondello Park on August 25th & 26th.

Give Blood - Athy Clinic

Irish Blood Transfusion Board

Children's Book Club 2018 - Athy

Suitable for 8 – 11 year olds.

Celbridge Athletic Club 5K Road Race

Celbridge Athletic Club yearly 5k club fundraiser, they need your support, spread the word!

Ernest Shackleton Autumn School 2018 - Athy

Polar theme autumn school in Athy

TriAthy Triathlon 2019 - Athy

Ireland’s fastest triathlon

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