The Cloughmills McGuckians July 1948

In this picture are Mary Dynan's cousins, and siblings. But Mary is not there - one of the big disappointments of her young life. She was in Gweedore at the Gaeltacht when an American friend… ...more

The Bicycle

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

Kennedy's Cadets

Kennedy's cadets at Military College, Curragh Camp ...more

Scouts Malvern Trophy

Scouts, Malvern Trophy, Larch Hill ...more

My First Birthday Card

This is a copy of a first birthday card received by Avril Patterson. ...more

Mary with Mother and Barney

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

The Brownie Test Card

The test card for Brownie membership. ...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

Here I am in the Sun

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