Rathmichael Historical Society

Annual Outing to Birr 26th – 29th April 2024
Early Norman Ireland – Summer Series 2023
Pucks Castle Visit
Liberties Walk
New Ross Outing

The outing cost may be paid via this link The annual outing for 2024 will be will be based in Birr from Friday 26th April to Monday 29th inclusive, Accommodation


recordings available via this link (Daniel Maclise: The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife picture in the National Gallery of Ireland) The 2023 Summer Series of lectures had the theme Early


The Society was guided on a very informative visit to Pucks Castle by Peter Pearson on June 17th, 2023. In spite of a bad forecast, the weather remained dry and


On 27th May 2023, RHS members were superbly guided on a tour of the Dublin Liberties by Arran Henderson of Dublin Decoded. The map (Open Street Map/QGIS) shows our approximate


The members of the Society enjoyed a wonderful weekend of history for four days at the end of April in the welcoming town of New Ross, Co.Wexford. The scene was

  • 15th -19th August 2022

    Summer Lecture Series

    The theme this year will be: The Monasteries of St. Colmcille.

    Guest speakers will include Dr. Cormac Bourke, Dr. Brian Lacey, Dr. Dan McCarthy, Dr. Elizabeth O’Brien and Dr. Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel.

  • The Rathmichael Historical Society is open to everyone

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    Our activities include historic tours, annual outings, workshops, lectures and discussions, social events and participation in the Federation of Local History Societies activities both in Ireland and abroad.

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    Summer Outings 2022

    The Rathmichael Historical Society is delighted to confirm the resumption of summer outings for it’s members in 2022 including a visit to Newgrange and Dowth.