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 - 'The Men Will Talk to Me' - Kerry Volunteers in their own words (1913-1923), 10th February

A lecture entitled 'The Men Will Talk to Me - Kerry Volunteers in their own words (1913-1923)' by Dr. Tim Horgan, Member and Author will take place in Tralee Library, on Tuesday 10th February at 7.30pm. All are welcome.

Lecture - 'Women in Gaelic Society during the Middle Ages', 24th February

A lecture entitled 'Women in Gaelic Society during the Middle Ages' by Gráinne Henry, Member and Author will take place in Tralee Library, on Tuesday 24th February at 7.30pm. All are welcome.

Lecture - 'Thomas Johnson Westropp, Antiquarian - Early Years and Diaries on Life in Munster', 10th March, 7.30pm

A lecture entitled 'Thomas Johnson Westropp, Antiquarian - Early Years and Diaries on Life in Munster' by George Stackpoole, Member and Author will take place in Tralee Library, on Tuesday 10th March at 7.30pm. All are welcome.

Dublin Outing & Lecture - Glasnevin Cemetery tour and Kerry Patriots Seminar, 24th March

The Dublin Outing will be to Glasnevin Cemetery on 24th March. Meet at Glasnevin Museum at 1pm. Cost 7 euro. Later that evening the Society will host the 'Kerry Patriots Seminar' in the Teachers Club, Parnell Square at 6.30pm. Running Order and Contributors: Fáiltiú by host Joe O’Toole O.S.; 'Tomás Ashe', by Micheál Ó Móráin, O.S.; 'The O'Rahilly', by Pádraig Ó Conchubhair O.S.; 'Austin Stack' by Fr. Anthony J. Gaughan. Cathaoirleach: Dáithí Ó Corráin of Coláiste Pádraig, Drumcondra. All are welcome.