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.


Book Launch - 'The Call to Arms'- 23rd September, 7.30pm

KAHS member Martin Moore will launch his new book 'The Call to Arms'- The story of Tom Mc Ellistrim and the fight for freedom in Kerry on Friday 23rd September, at 7.30pm at Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee. All are welcome.

Lecture - 'The Asgard and the Howth Gun Running' - 27th September, 8.00pm

In case you missed this lecture earlier in the year, Pat Murphy will present his lecture 'The Asgard and the Howth Gun Running' in the Seanchaí Centre, Listowel at 8.00pm on Tuesday 27th September. All are welcome.

Lecture - 'The Palatines - the Plain, Serious, Artless People' - 11th October, 7.30pm

A lecture entitled 'The Palatines - the Plain, Serious, Artless People' will be presented by Pádraig O Conchubhair, O.S., Author and Member in Tralee Library at 7.30pm on Tuesday 11th October. All are welcome.

Announcement - Royal Irish Academy Grants Programme - 12th October

The RIA have announced calls for applications for a number of their grants and bursary schemes. See the following link. Closing date 12th October. RIA Grants Programme 2016