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 - 'In Flanders' Fields: The First World War in the Eyes of Poets and Artists' 30th July, 8.00pm

Dingle History Society presents an illustrated lecture entitled 'In Flanders' Fields: The First World War in the Eyes of Poets and Artists' by Robert Gerwarth, Professor of Modern History at UCD. The lecture will take place in Dingle Benners Hotel, Main St., Dingle at 8.00pm. Fáilte roimh cách - All are welcome.

Lecture - 'In the Eyes of Ireland: Eye Diseases of our Saints, Scholars, Sinners and Soldiers' 13th August, 8.00pm

Dingle History Society presents an illustrated lecture entitled 'In the Eyes of Ireland' by Dr Tim Horgan, Author and Historian. The lecture will detail the various eye diseases that influenced the lives and works of important Irish figures - in a light hearted and insightful way. The lecture will take place in Dingle Benners Hotel, Main St., Dingle at 8.00pm. Fáilte roimh cách - All are welcome.

Field Outing - 'Lyreacompane and Duagh', 16th August, 2.30pm

A field outing to Lyreacompane and Duagh led by Fr. Pat Moore, will take place on Sunday, 16th August. Meet at Meet at Roche's, The Four Elms Bar, Lyre at 2.30pm. All are welcome.

Field Outing - 'Firies', 30th August, 2.30pm

A field outing to Firies led by Tom Kelliher will take place on Sunday, 30th August. Meet at Firies Parish Church at 2.30pm. All are welcome.