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

Myself with my husband and sister

Dolly pictured with her husband and her sister ...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

Here I am in the Sun

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

Mary with Mother and Barney

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

Babhe, my son, six months old

Dolly's son Babhe aged 6 months ...more

Stage Irish

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

Margaret, Ann and Jacqueline McCloskey

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