Fáilte – Welcome

The Federation of Local History Societies was established in 1981 to promote the interests of amateur historians and voluntary museums and to represent their views. In the intervening years the number of societies has grown to more than one hundred. The aims of the Federation are:

To encourage research in the fields of history, archaeology, folk life and folk lore.
To exchange information among affiliated societies through the medium of newsletters, publications, seminars etc.
To develop mutual support among affiliated societies.
To encourage the publication of information of historical interest and the better utilisation of archives.


SEPTEMBER 28th -29th 2019   Both Federations met in the Ancient City of Armagh for what turned out to be
Read more.
Journal 2019
We have just published our new Federation Journal and it is now available to anyone who may wish to purchase
Read more.
FLHS Autumn Seminar Timetable
The timetable for the Autumn Seminar taking place Saturday 16th November 2019 at the Harbour Hotel Galway. All are welcome.
Read more.
Autumn Seminar 2019
This year’s  Federation of Local History Societies Autumn Seminar will be on the theme of the War of Independence and
Read more.
Federation Visit to the East Midlands – FLHS Report
22nd -27th April 2018 by Larry Breen This year we returned to the Midlands of England and it proved  to
Read more.
Federation of Local History Societies Visit to the East Midlands 2018
Written by Doreen Mc Bride NORTHERN PERSPECTIVE Group at Sherwood Forest  At the invitation of our good friends in FLHS,
Read more.
AGM Weekend 2018
Federation of Local History Societies AGM Weekend 2018 Sligo 18th to 20th May 2018 The Federation of Local History Societies
Read more.