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.


Cancelled - Dublin Outing 6th March - Cancelled

Due to the recent weather conditions and ongoing weather warnings, our Dublin Outing and the Nora O'Sullivan Memorial lecture planned to take place on 6th of March have been cancelled.

The events will be rescheduled and we will advertise our new date in the near future.

Lecture - 'We always vote Redmond in this House' - 20th March 2018, 7.30pm

A lecture entitled 'We always vote Redmond in this House - John Redmond and Waterford (1856 – 1952)', by Pat McCarthy, Author, will take place in Tralee Library at 7.30pm on Tuesday 20th March.

Lecture - ’Forgotten Famine Heroes of Tralee and North Kerry' - 10th April 2018, 7.30pm

A lecture entitled ‘’Forgotten Famine Heroes of Tralee and North Kerry’ by Bryan McMahon, Member and Author, will take place in Aras an Chontae (County Council Chambers Tralee) on Tuesday 10th April at 7.30pm.