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Josephine Hardiman's Book of Kildare


Ornate Celtic style symbols representing different saints in the Book of Kildare

1st Feb 2022
to 28th Feb 2023

Age Range
All ages

The Book of Kildare Exhibition

'The Book of Kildare', is an original and unique interpretative work of art in a Celtic Insular style Calligraphy and Illuminations, inspiration for which was the writings on the lost 'Book of Kildare' by the Scribe Gerald of Wales. The completed collection of calligraphy pages and a corresponding illuminated page takes the viewer on a journey of Kildare's rich heritage, place names, history, topography, and people.

It is learning through the experience of Art. The exhibition will take place during Féile Bhríde 2023, a celebration of Brigid of Kildare that draws visitors from all over the country and world. During the exhibition, workshops in calligraphy will be offered to visiting groups of all ages.

More information can be seen here and more details will follow on workshops and festival.

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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