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

Event - 'Heritage Week'- 20th - 28th August

A whole host of heritage events will take place across County Kerry as part of Heritage week. For a full itinerary please see the Heritage Week Website

Lecture - 'A Case of the Bends - Archaeological Discoveries on N86 Road Upgrade in Lispole' - 23rd August, 8pm

Transport Infrastructure Ireland and Kerry County Council are organising a lecture to present findings from recent archaeological work in West Kerry. Archaeologist Bruce Sutton will talk about recent discoveries on the N86 road upgrade in Lispole, including fulachtaí fia and charcoal making in An Bhanóg Theas and an early medieval farmstead in Baile na Saor Beag.

The lecture will take place in O'Sullivans Bar, Garrynadur, Lispole on Tuesday 23rd August at 8pm. Please see poster: A Case of the Bends. Fáilte roimh cách - All are welcome. .

Lecture - 'A hundred years of the 'Wild Atlantic Way' in the National Geographic magazine' - 25th August, 8.00pm

Dingle History Society presents a lecture 'A hundred years of the 'Wild Atlantic Way' in the National Geographic magazine' by Patrick Duffy, Emeritus Professor of Geography in Maynooth University.

The lecture will take place in Dingle Benners Hotel at 8.00pm on Thursday 25th August and all are welcome.