Athy is a designated HERITAGE TOWN OF IRELAND and the Athy Heritage Centre-Museum focuses on the history of Athy and the surrounding area.
18 August 2013
The Vikings are Coming!
An Interactive event, exploring history and archaeology. Living History Re-enactment Group, hands on workshops, Digging and recording for young and old.
Demonstrations and displays illustrating and exploring aspects of medieval life, including the ever popular armaments, archery display, coin striking and much more. Lecturers, indoor & outdoor Exhibition. Events and exhibitions, showcasing our historical and cultural heritage.
25 October 2013 - 28 October 2013
October Bank Holiday Weekend
Lecturers, Drama, Film, Annual Dinner, Excursion, Exhibits…
9 November 2013 - 10 November 2013
Two each day relating to the Kildare men who served in the Great War.
(1st stage of 1914 event & Gathering event for 2013)
Outdoor World War 1
Living history display complete with tents, vehicles, weapons.
Indoor World War 1
Exhibition. Recruitment Office, Military Medal Display, Weapon Display, Soldiers Kit and living quarters
Research Your Ancestors
Military historian on site to help trace ancestor
Relating to the Kildare men who served in the Great War
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.