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.


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.


WW1 Centenary Events

7 September 2014

 From 12 midday to 4pm

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14th Shackleton International Autumn School

23 October 2014 - 27 October 2014

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.