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Aims of the Society


"The object of the Society shall be to locate, preserve, examine, publish and illustrate the antiquities, records and traditions connected with the territory comprised within the ancient Kingdom of Meath, corresponding in the main with the modern Diocese of Meath."


Annual Subscription €25

Annual Subscription €25

Membership can also be paid by cheque
or postal order for €25 made out to MAHS and
posted to: David Douglas, MAHS Treasurer,
Carberry Lodge, The Stocks, Athboy, Co. Meath, Ireland. C15 KD82


Click on the image to see the the index of articles.  


Your subscription includes a copy of the current edition of Ríocht na Midhe, the annual journal of the society. Packed with interesting articles and book reviews it is a 'must' for anyone with an interest in this area.


€2,000 in Prizes for Postgraduate Research

The Meath Archaeological and Historical Society and Meath County Council Heritage Forum offer four prizes of €500 each for postgraduate research in any discipline, commencing in or after September 2011, devoted wholly or in significant part to any aspect of the heritage (archaeology, history, literature, etc.) of the Meath-Westmeath region.

Entries should be submitted in the form of one or more articles for publication in Ríocht na Midhe. Each entry must be vouched for by the writer's Supervisor of Research. Adjudication will be by a panel appointed by MAHS.

Entries to the editor, Ríocht na Midhe. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Next M. A. H. S. Programme Event.

THURSDAY,  APRIL 26 Annual General Meeting followed by lecture -


Dr Ciaran McDonnell (UCD)

Trim Library – 8.00pm

All welcome.

Inquiries to Tom French, Hon Sec., 087 4119633, or Julitta Clancy, PRO, tel 01 8259438

Please note the Tullynally Event is now fully booked up.

Meath Archaeological and Historical Society Annual summer excursion

 Saturday 23 June 2018 - to sites in Kilkenny (Medieval Mile Museum, Butler House, Kilkenny Castle and Jerpoint Abbey).

Organiser: Julitta Clancy

Bus collecting at Kells, Navan, Ross Cross and Dunshaughlin.

Cost: 55 euro per person (includes coach, morning coffee, entrance to sites and evening meal; lunch not included in price but available with group for 9 euro payable on the coach) 

Booking form attached - complete and return (with cheque/p.o. made payable to the Meath Archaeological and Historical Society)  asap to secure a place (just a few places left!)

Click here to view the booking form


New publication.

Schools of the Ríocht by Dr Christopher McCormack.


Schools of the Ríocht available to buy here Schools of the Ríocht

(Click on the image to purchase)