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

Primary 2, 1979-1980

A picture of Rosemary McCloskey with her pupils in Mercy Primary School ...more

The Bicycle

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

The Irish - Air Race 100

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

Mary with Father

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

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

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 Cloughmills McGuckians July 1948

In this picture are Mary Dynan's cousins, and siblings. But Mary is not there - one of the big disappointments of her young life. She was in Gweedore at the Gaeltacht when an American friend… ...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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