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

Field Outing - 'An Seabhac Memorial Tour and Coláiste Íde' - 26th June, 2.30pm

Field Outing - 'An Seabhac Memorial Tour and Coláiste Íde' - 26th June, 2.30pm

The 'An Seabhac Memorial Tour and Coláiste Íde' field outing will take place on Sunday 26th June. The outing will be led by Pádraig Ó Siochrú and Siobhán Corcora. Meet at the Car Park, Coláiste Íde, Ventry at 2.30pm. All are welcome.

Lecture - 'The Digital Mapping of Irelandís Eighteenth-Century Barracks: The Munster Story' - 14th July, 8.00pm

Dingle History Society presents a lecture entitled 'The Digital Mapping of Irelandís Eighteenth-Century Barracks: The Munster Story' by Dr Ivar McGrath, UCD School of History. The lecture will take place in Dingle Benners Hotel at 8.00pm. All are welcome.

Field Outing - 'Annagh, Derrymore, Derryquay' - 17th July, 2.30pm

A field outing to 'Annagh, Derrymore, Derryquay' led by Liam Sayers takes place on Sunday 17th July at 2.30pm. Meet at Annagh Graveyard Carpark at 2.30pm. 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.