Founded in 2007 our main aim is to foster an interest in the local history of our area.
16 Feb. ~ The Story of Crannac - Noel French
9 Mar. ~ Gibbstown - the Forgotten Gaeltacht 1937 -2017
Ciarán Mangan & Harry McGarry
This event is in conjunction with Navan Library to mark Seachtain na Gaeilge.
Note location and time : 7.30 pm Navan Library
20 April ~ The Extraordinary Story of the Gibney Family and its Navan Connections
18 May ~ Tour of Dowth Hall and Estate - a walk through time from Neolithic to modern times. The lands of Dowth represent a remarkably intact demesne landscape, mostly in the ownership of the Netterville family since the 14th century.
Time to be arranged.
18 June ~ Annual Outing: - How the Republic Began - visiting the GPO, Moore St., Moore Lane (site of Pearse's surrender) Arbour Hill, Collins Barracks.
Heritage Week: [August]
Dates and times to be arranged.
Tours of Rathaldron Castle and/or Factory Village & Ardmulchan
[to be confirmed]
21 Sept - Remembering Francis Ledwidge on the centenary of his death.
Vincent Mulvaney and Richard Ball
19 Oct. Murder at Donaghmore and the Hanging of Joseph McManus
Peter Connell & Norman Dungan
23 Nov. - 10th AGM followed by Powerpoint presentation of Old Photos
Wednesday 8th July 2015
Roman Catholic Parish microfilms held to the National Library are now available online.
This is a free service.
Also: Meath Fieldnames -the interactive mapping system linked to this project, showing the field names gathered, is up and running and well worth checking out. So many fields have the family names associated with them. It is a great resource. Check it out here: