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

Lecture - 'Listowel 1916 Lectures' 23rd, 26th & 27th April, 8.00pm

Listowel & District Historical Society will present three 1916 themed lectures on 23rd, 26th & 27th April.

Richard McElligott and Helen O'Carroll will give talks on 'Roger Casement and John Flannery will present on 'The man who shot Michael Collins'. For more details please see the Listowel 1916 Lectures. Lectures take place in the Kerry Writers Museum, Listowel at 8pm. All are welcome - admission 5 euro.

Lecture - 'Franz S. Haselbeck' 26th April, 7.30pm

A lecture on 'Franz S. Haselbeck', who was a Pictorial Artist and Photographer with the Louis Anthony Studio, Killarney circa 1920s, will be given by Patricia Haselbeck Flynn, Author, in Killarney Library on Tuesday 26th April at 7.30pm. All are welcome.

Event - 'Tomás Aghas 1916 Commemoration', 30th April, 2pm

Coiste Cuimhneacháin Thomáis Aghas will are organising a commemoration event to mark the 1916 Rising on Saturday 30th April at the original Aghas homestead at Kinard, Lispole at 2pm.

Activities will include historical talks, the unveiling of a new memorial plaque, music, recitations and a walk to Carraig an Mhionnáin. For more details please see the Official Poster. Fáilte roimh cách - All are welcome.