Athy Heritage Centre-Museum


Athy is a designated HERITAGE TOWN OF IRELAND and the Athy Heritage Centre-Museum focuses on the history of Athy and the surrounding area.


Calling all Artisans And Traders!

The South Kildare Medieval Festival has some places remaining for sellers of crafts and artisanal goods during the Festival on Sunday August 24th.

With attendance in excess of 1300 last year, and expected to grow this year, places are limited, so please contact Athy Heritage Centre on or call 0598633075 call for an application form and more details.

Cecil Day Lewis 2014

Thank you all for coming and many thanks to Robert Redmond, James Farrell and all in the Athy Community Arts Centre, Congratulations to all the winners on the night !!

Official Opening

A Century of Motoring: The Tale of Two Irishmen - ‘A Company and a Car’

Thursday 20th March, at 7.45 p.m. in Athy Heritage Centre Museum, Emily Square, Athy, Co. Kildare, running until the 17th April 2014 . All invited.

News- Shackleton Photos Discovered, over 100 years old

RTE News- click to open player. Relevant piece 35 minutes into programme.


This project acknowledges the support of KELT and the LEADER Plus programme which is funded by the Irish Government and part-financed by the European Union under the National Development Plan, 2000 – 2006.