Rathmichael Historical Society

Programme Change 1st Mar 2023
Fifty years of the Rathmichael Historical Society
Winter/Spring Lecture Series 2022/2023
Guided tour at the National Museum of Ireland
The ‘Rath’ in Rathmichael

Please note that the talk scheduled for Wed 1st March by Finola Finlay on Stained Glass has been swapped with the talk by Thérèse Hicks on the Kennedys of Newtown


Rob Goodbody’s Talk for the 50th Anniversary


Rathmichael Historical Society is delighted to announce that this year’s Winter/Spring Lecture Series 2022/2023 will start on Wednesday 5th October 2022. Guest speakers will include Rob Goodbody, Pól Ó Duibher,


Rathmichael Historical Society has organised, for it's members, a guided tour at the National Museum of Ireland in July. The tour will cover 'Colmcille: Sacred objects of a Saint -


On Saturday, 23rd April 2022, Rob Goodbody was leading a walk for members of Rathmichael Historical Society to the ‘Rath’ in Rathmichael and even though our membership had lapsed, we

  • 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

    Become a Member

    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.

  • Members Only

    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.