The society is monitoring closely the ongoing C19 position and are not in a position to confirm or indeed cancel any events long-term. A final decision will depend on the evolving conditions and corresponding government directives and will be advised as soon as practical.

Members of the Society will be updated about events via email newsletter.

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    Jun, 22

  • Member’s Annual Garden Party

    16 Parliament Street
    Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny Ireland

    June 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm IST

    In the splendidly restored, Mediaeval Garden of Rothe House. Music, re-enactment, convivial conversation and strawberries and cream. Theme: John Rothe family

  • Leighlin Cathedral

    Jul, 22

  • Coach outing to Carlow

    July 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm IST

    Prebooking required. Depart from Dean Street at 10.00am. Visiting Lasaerian’s Cathedral and Adelaide Church, Lunch Lord Bagenal Restaurant. View Larger Map

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    Aug, 22

  • Own car outing to Borris House

    Borris, Ireland

    August 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm IST

    Own car picnic outing (BYO) meet in the extensive grounds. Tour of Borris House at 3.00pm, admission charge €10.00 per person.


John Bradley Memorial Conference

Since 2016, Kilkenny Archaeological Society has hosted the John Bradley Conference in memory of John Bradley. He was a Kilkenny based, internationally renowned archaeologist, conservationist, medievalist, scholar and writer. His contribution to uncovering the history of Kilkenny city and County features very largely in his works that include 14 books and over 130 peer reviewed articles.

You can find programs of previous conferences below:

October 7th and 8th

Programm of Conference

October 20th & 21st

The Reformation – 500 Years later

October 18th & 19th

Irish Agriculture through the Ages