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

Three brass balls - The pawnbrokers sign

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

The Irish - Air Race 100

Mike Mahon Aer Lingus F/O, Sqd Ldr Terry Nash RAF, John Murray Journalist Belfast telegraph ...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

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 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

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

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

Mary with Father

This is a picture of Mary Dynan with her father. ...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

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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