Here I am in the Sun

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

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

The Brownie Test Card

The test card for Brownie membership. ...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

Me on a bike ride

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

The Irish - Air Race 100

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

Stage Irish

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