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

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

My First Birthday Card

This is a copy of a first birthday card received by Avril Patterson. ...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

Mary with Father

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

Scouts Malvern Trophy

Scouts, Malvern Trophy, Larch Hill ...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

Myself with my husband and sister

Dolly pictured with her husband and her sister ...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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