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 700 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

Event - Heritage Week 2014, 23rd-31st August

Heritage Week 2014 takes place from 23rd-31st August. A variety of activities will take place across the county at centres such as Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne, Kerry County Museum, Listowel Castle, Tech Amergin Waterville, Tralee Library, Ardfert Friary, Kerry Writers Museum and many, many more. For more information go to www.heritageweek.ie

Field Outing - John F. Leslie Woodland and Knight of Glin Estate, 24th August

A field outing to the John F. Leslie Woodland, Tarbert and the Knight of Glin Estate will take place on Sunday, 24th August, led by Gerry O'Leary, Member. Meet at The Bridwell, Tarbert at 2.30pm. All are welcome.

DHS Lecture - 'Children's Funerary Rites in Ireland - Yesterday and Today', 28th August, 7.30pm

Dingle History Society presents a lecture entitled 'Children's Funerary Rites in Ireland - Yesterday and Today' by Dr Pádraig Ó Héalaí (Author and former Senior Lecturer NUIG). The lecture takes place in Dingle Library, Green Street on Thursday 28th August, at 7.30pm. All are welcome.

Field Outing - Ballykissane, Callinafercy and Keelacloghane Wood Poll an Aifrinn, 14th September

A field outing to Ballykissane, Callinafercy and Keelacloghane Wood Poll an Aifrinn, will take place on Sunday, 14th September, led by Donal O'Sullivan. Meet at Ballykissane Pier at 2.30pm. All are welcome.