Margaret, Ann and Jacqueline McCloskey

A picture of Rosemary McCloskey's younger sisters Margaret, Ann and Jacqueline ...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

The Brownie Test Card

The test card for Brownie membership. ...more

Here I am in the Sun

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

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

Primary 2, 1979-1980

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

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

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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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