The Irish - Air Race 100

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

Babhe, my son, six months old

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

The Bicycle

A photo of Maisie McNailly with her brother and sister outside their home playing with a bicycle. ...more

Scouts Malvern Trophy

Scouts, Malvern Trophy, Larch Hill ...more

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

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

My First Birthday Card

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

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

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

Mary with Father

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


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.