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.


Conference - 'Tralee 800 Conference' - 4th-5th November

A conference celebrating the 800th anniversary of the founding of Tralee will take place in Tralee on the weekend of 4th - 5th November.

Please see links to the Conference Programme, along with Press Release and Photo from the Launch. Fáilte roimh cách - All are welcome.

Event - 'Kitchener and The O'Rahilly' - 5th-6th November

Listowel and District historical Society present a two day event remembering two North Kerry historical figures 'Kitchener and The O'Rahilly'.

The event takes place on 5th and 6th November and for more details please see the Event Programme. All are welcome.

Launch - 'Kerry Magazine Launch' - 8th November, 7.00pm

The forthcoming issue of The Kerry Magazine will be launched on Tuesday November 8, in Tralee library at 7pm by Ms Moira Murrell, Chief Executive Officer, Kerry County Council. The launch will be followed by a lecture by Dr Tim Horgan (see below). All are welcome.

Lecture - 'Firies 1916 and Volunteers' Actions' - 8th November, 7.30pm

A lecture entitled 'Firies 1916 and Volunteers' Actions' will be presented by Dr Tim Horgan (Member and Author) in Tralee Library on Tuesday 8th November at 7.30pm. All are welcome.