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 - 'Killarney's 1937 All Ireland Hurling Final' - 5th September 2017, 7.30pm

A lecture entitled 'Killarney's 1937 All Ireland Hurling Final' by Dr Richard McElligott, UCD) takes place on Tuesday 5th September at 7.30pm in Killarney Library.

Lecture - 'Thomas Ashe - a Kerry Patriot' - 7th September 2017, 7.30pm

Maurice O'Keefe, Irish Life and Lore, presents a lecture entitled 'Thomas Ashe - a Kerry Patriot' on Thursday 7th September at 7.30pm. Venue is Tralee Library, Moyderwell and all are welcome.

Thomas Ashe Commemoration, Kinard, Lispole - 23rd September 2017, 2pm

A special Thomas Ashe Commemoration event will take place at the Ashe homeplace in Kinard, Lispole on Saturday 23rd September at 2.00pm. As part of the ceremony a newly commissioned bust of the patriot will be unveiled.

For more information, please see the Ashe Commemoration Programme of Events for this very special occasion. Fáilte Roimh Cách.