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 - '500 Years after Martin Luther' - 3rd October 2017, 7.30pm

A lecture entitled '500 Years after Martin Luther - The Reformation and Its Legacy in Kerry' by Ven Simon J. Lumby, Archdeacon of Limerick, Aghadoe & Ardfert and Rector of St. Mary’s Church of Ireland, Killarney takes place on Tuesday 3rd October at 7.30pm in the Rose Hotel Tralee. (Please note the change in venue).

For more information, please see the Martin Luther Lecture - Event Poster.

Lecture - 'Listowel October History Lecture Series' - 5th, 18th, 24th October 2017, 8.00pm

Kerry Writers Museum presents its October Lecture History series on 5th, 18th and 24th October.

For more information, please see the Listowel October History Lecture Series.

Lecture - 'Killarney's Enigmatic Brian O Ceallaigh and an t-Oileánach' - 7th November, 2017, 7.30pm

A lecture entitled 'Killarney's Enigmatic Brian O Ceallaigh and an t-Oileánach' by Done O'Sullivan, Local Historian, takes place on Tuesday 7th November October at 7.30pm in Killarney Library.