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

Field Outing - Killarney, 4th August

A field outing to a number of sites in Killarney will take place on Monday, 4th August, including the Friary Gardens, Speirbhean, Railway Station and Hotel. The field outing will be led by Fr Padraig Brehony, O.F.M., and Michael Leane, Member. Meet at Aras Phadraig car park, Killarney, 2.30pm. All are welcome.

DHS Lecture - 'Mothers and Midwives', 7th August, 7.30pm

Dingle History Society presents a lecture 'Mothers and Midwives: The Experience of Childbirth and Midwifery in Ireland 1630-1800' by Phil O'Loughlin. The lecture takes place in Dingle Library, Green Street on Thursday 7th August, at 7.30pm. All are welcome.

DHS Lecture - 'Admiral Sylverius Moriarty', 14th August, 7.30pm

Dingle History Society presents an illustrated lecture 'Admiral Sylverius Moriarty: A West Kerryman in the 18th century Royal Navy' by Dr Conor Brosnan (Member). The lecture takes place in Dingle Library, Green Street on Thursday 14th August, at 7.30pm. All are welcome.

Field Outing - John F. Leslie Woodland and Knight of Glin Estate, 24th August

A field outing to the John F. Leslie Woodland, Tarbert and the Knight of Glin Estate will take place on Sunday, 24th August, led by Gerry O'Leary, Member. Meet at The Bridwell, Tarbert at 2.30pm. All are welcome.