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.


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

Symposium - 'Roger Casement: A Human Rights Celebration (1916-2016)' - 13-14th October

The Society has received notification that the University of California, Davis will be hosting an interdisiplinary symposium entitled 'Roger Casement: A Human Rights Celebration (1916-2016)' in October. Academics from UC Davis and a number of Universities in Ireland and Brazil will present at the event and more information can be found on the following link: UC, Davis Roger Casement Symposium

Conference - 'Tralee 800 Conference' - 4th-6th November, 8.00pm

A conference celebrating the 800th anniversary of the founding of Tralee will take place in Tralee on the weekend of 4th - 6th November. A detailed programme will be published here in the coming weeks.