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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

Renew your Annual Membership here (€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



Ríocht na Midhe 2022

Click here to see the Contents of the 2022 Ríocht na Midhe.


Your subscription includes membership of the Society for the year and 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.

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The Council members at the recent launch of Ríocht na Midhe in the Ardboyne Hotel.



Programme 2022.

Now that the COVID-19 restrictions are being eased, it is hoped that we can gradually resume our programme of events, though always fully respecting all government health guidelines in force.



The next MAHS event is on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9th

Please note the date change for this event.

George Eogan Memorial Lecture


Dr Clíodhna Ní Lionáin

(Project Archaeologist, Devenish Lands at Dowth)

The Conyngham Arms Hotel, Slane - 3.00pm





The Council of the MAHS hopes our members will enjoy these events and will observe all the required social distancing guidelines in doing so.

Inquiries to Tom French, Hon Sec., 087 4119633.

For up-to-date information please check or



€500 Prizes for Postgraduate Research

The Meath Archaeological and Historical Society and Meath County Council Heritage Forum offer prizes of up to €500 for postgraduate research in any discipline, commencing 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.


Séamus MacGabhann and Aidan Gilsenan
The most recent recipient, Aidan Gilsenan being congratulated by Séamus MacGabhann.

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