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

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

Scout Camp

Mike in Scout Camp with Brandon Gallagher, Dave Slattery, Breffnie Byrne, Diarmaid Durnen, Paudi Mercer ...more

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

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

Primary 2, 1979-1980

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

Aunt Dee with Lisa and Peter

Aunt Dee with Lisa and Peter and Grandfather Farrell's Mauser rifle from Howth gun running. He was interned in Frongoch Wales ...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

Me on a bike ride

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