Welcome

Fáilte go dtí suíomh idirlíon oifigiúl Cumann Seandalaíochta is Staire Chiarraí.

Welcome to the official website of The Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society.

The Society was established in May 1967 for the collection, recording, study and preservation of material relating to the history and antiquities of County Kerry.

With an annual membership of over 600 members worldwide, the Society operates from Kerry Library Headquarters in Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland. It organises a series of lectures throughout the year and a number of outings mainly during the summer months. The Society also publishes a Journal and Magazine on an annual basis.

We hope you enjoy our website and would welcome you to participate in our events.

If you have any queries, comments or feedback please do no hesitate to Contact Us.

News

Conference - 'Fitzgerald and Earls of Desmond Conference' - 22-23 July

The 'Fitzgerald and Earls of Desmond Conference' will take place in Ballyferrier from 22nd-23rd July. The conference will include lectures, a Saturday tour, launches, music and poetry. For the conference programme please click on the following link: Fitzgerald and Earls of Desmond Conference

Lecture - 'The Trial of Roger Casement' - 4th August, 8.00pm

Dingle History Society presents a lecture entitled 'The Trial of Roger Casement' by Patrick Fitzgerald. The lecture will take place in Dingle Benners Hotel at 8.00pm. All are welcome.

Lecture - 'La Juliana, a 1588 Spanish Armada Shipwreck off the coast of Sligo' - 11th August, 8.00pm

Dingle History Society presents a lecture entitled 'La Juliana, a 1588 Spanish Armada Shipwreck off the coast of Sligo' by by Fionnbarr Moore, Senior Archaeologist, National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The lecture will take place in Dingle Benners Hotel at 8.00pm. All are welcome.

Notice - MA in Local History (UL\MIC) now enrolling

The University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College are currently enrolling for their part-time MA Programme in Local History starting in the next academic year. A number of Society members have completed this course in the past and have found it very useful and rewarding.

For more information, please see the course brochure: MA Local History Brochure.