Cloughmills in the 1930's

This is a postcard that shows the semi-detached houses on the right which replaced Mary Dynan's grandparents house and pub in 1935. Mary Dynan's granny lived in one with her Uncle Patsy.… ...more

Here I am in the Sun

Photograph of Theresa Byrne, showing off her dress in the sun ...more

Mary with Mother and Barney

This is a picture of Mary Dynan with her mother and her younger brother Barney. ...more

Lena King's Dance Recital Programme

This is a copy of the programme from a dance recital at the Empire Theatre performed by the pupils of Lena King's Dance Studio. ...more

1965 Winners of Gael Linn Medals

A picture of Rosemary McCloskey who won a gold Gael Linn medal alongside her friend Liam Andrews who won a silver medal. The medals were presented in International Hotel, Belfast ...more

A letter home from boarding school

This is a letter sent by Billy Gallagher to his parents while he was in Boarding school in Castleknock. The letter describes life in boarding school. ...more

Scouts Malvern Trophy

Scouts, Malvern Trophy, Larch Hill ...more

The Brownie Test Card

The test card for Brownie membership. ...more

Falls Road as it was during my school days in St Dominic's High School

A postcard of Falls Road as it was during Rosemary McCloskey's school days in St Dominic's High School ...more

The Bicycle

A photo of Maisie McNailly with her brother and sister outside their home playing with a bicycle. ...more

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The Life Histories Archive is an open-access resource for the study of narrative life experiences. It is part of a research project in the School of Linguistic, Language and Communication Sciences and the School of Histories and Humanities, Trinity College Dublin, which is funded by the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS). The Life Histories Archive project has thematically structured a collection of stories, taken from 24 autobiographies, of a sample of women and men from Dublin and Belfast.
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