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

New Years Sale - Sale of Back Issues of the Society Journal and Magazine

The Society is currently selling back issues of our Journal and Magazine for €10 per copy (€5 plus €5 postage and packaging). For more information please go to the 'Publications' area of our website and click on the 'Back Issues' section.

Dual Lecture -'Kerry Famine Girls' and 'Mapping the Great Famine in Kerry', 22nd April, 7.30pm

Lectures entitled 'Kerry Famine Girls - Ancestors of Generations of Proud Australians' by Kay Caball, Member & Author, and 'Mapping of the Great Irish Famine in Kerry' by Michael Murphy, UCC, will take place in Tralee Library at 7.30pm. All are welcome.

Lecture - 'The Great Blasket and West Kerry: A Photographic Portrait', 24th April, 7.30pm

Dingle History Society will host a lecture entitled 'The Great Blasket and West Kerry: A Photographic Portrait' by Daithí de Mórdha, Ionad an Bhlascaoid Mhóir/The Great Blasket Centre, in Dingle Library at 7.30pm. All are welcome.