by jdurney on January 4, 2012



Series of Talks and Walks

All talks take place in

The Kildare Education Centre (Old Parochial House), Friary Road, Kildare Town

and begin at 8 pm.


Thurday January 5, 2012"Curragh Military Museum" a guided tour, 7 pm with Sgt. Charlie Walshe.

Wednesday February 8, 2012"A Long Road from Tipperary to Kildare Town" St. Brigid’s Hurling Club, an illustrated history with Eamonn Cullagh and Tom Madden.

Wednesday March 14, 2012"Custer’s Last Irishmen" story of the Irish, including those from Kildare and surrounding counties, who fought with the 7th Cavalry at Custer’s Last Stand with Robert Doyle.

Wednesday April 4, 2012"The Titanic and its Kildare Connections" An illustrated talk with James Durney and Mario Corrigan.

Wednesday May 2, 2012"Movies/Memories/Memorabilia Night" with Contributions from Society Members.

Saturday June 2, 2012"Annual Outing" Howth Castle, Marino Casino and Trinity College, Numbers Limited…. Pre-booking essential.

Wednesday July 11, 2012"A Thread in the Tapestry" Talbots in Kildare with A.C. Talbot.

August "Summer Break"

Wednesday September 5, 2012"60 Years a’ Growing" The ICA in Kildare Town with Hazel Campbell

Wednesday October 3, 2012"Tales of de Búrca" with Traditional Storyteller Niall de Búrca.

Wednesday November 7, 2012"The Barracks, Clubhouse and Leinster Walk" The Payne Bros. Building Contractors, Kildare Town early 1900s with Frank Goodwin and Mark McLoughlin.

Wednesday December 5, 2012"1912 & 1962" What they said in the Papers with Mario and Joe.

For further information contact Joe Connelly 086 168 6236



Cill Dara History Society, Kildare Town’s Local History Group Series of Talks & Walks 2012.

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