Me on a bike ride

A photo of Peter as a young boy on a bike. ...more

Stage Irish

A newspaper article about an Irish play that Rosemary wrote for a drama festival in Ulster. ...more

Turf cutting with my father, grandfather, grandmother and aunt Alice

A picture of Harry Browne's father and his family cutting turf ...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

Mary with Mother and Barney

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

Primary 2, 1979-1980

A picture of Rosemary McCloskey with her pupils in Mercy Primary School ...more

The Brownie Test Card

The test card for Brownie membership. ...more

Myself with my husband and sister

Dolly pictured with her husband and her sister ...more

Three brass balls - The pawnbrokers sign

Harry Browne remembered the prevalence of pawnbrokers in Dublin when he was a child ...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

About

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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