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

Thomas Ashe Book Launch - 18th March, 2.00pm

To commemorate the centenary of the death of Thomas Ashe, Coiste Cuimhneacháin Thomáis Ághas are republishing their book on the patriot by Micheál Ó Moráin. The book will be launched by former MEP and Lios Póil native Joe O'Toole in An Díseart, Green St., Dingle at 2pm. All are welcome.

The new book will be available for sale in selected bookshops in Kerry and Dublin - and can be bought at a discount at the launch.

Lecture: 'Black '47 in Kerry' - 28th March 2017, 7.30pm

A lecture entitled 'Black '47 in Kerry' will be presented by Dr Shane Lehane, Member and Author, in Killarney Library on Tuesday 28th March 2017 at 7.30pm. All are welcome to attend.

Lecture: 'Wandering with Purpose' - 11th April 2017, 7.30pm

A lecture entitled 'Wandering with a purpose - the archaeology of Cosán na Naomh/The Saints' Path, Corca Dhuibhne' will be presented by Isabel Bennett, Member and Archaeologist, in Tralee Library on Tuesday 11th April 2017 at 7.30pm. All are welcome to attend.