Here I am in the Sun

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

Myself with my husband and sister

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

Kennedy's Cadets

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

Trapatoni's Hopefuls

Michael Mahon and his football team winning the League 1955 ...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

Margaret, Ann and Jacqueline McCloskey

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

Me on a bike ride

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

The Brownie Test Card

The test card for Brownie membership. ...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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