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 500 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.



Upcoming Events


Please Join Us...

...Sunday, September 15, for our outing, "Historic Tarbert", led by Patrick Lynch, local historian, and Dr. Declan Downey, Tarbert native and PhD Cambridge (1994)Lecturer in Modern European and Japanese History in the School of History & Archives, UCD. We will meet at the Bridewell Car Park at 2:30 p.m.

Please note that the date for this outing has been changed from the originally published date of September 1. We apologise for any inconvenience.


...Friday, September 20, for our Culture Night Lecture, "The Wran in Kerry", presented by Patricia O'Hare, Research and Education Officer, Trustees of Muckross House, Killarney, Member and Author. The lecture will be held at Killarney Library at 7:30 p.m.

Please note the venue has been changed from St. Mary's Church of Ireland, due to a scheduling conflict. We apologise for any incovenience.