INTERVIEWS

Johnny Porridge O’Connor and Donal Mangan talk to Noel Kingston formally of Market Street about his early life in Killorglin and his Music career in America.
Edited by Terence Houlihan

Terence Houlihan talks to Sculptor Alan Ryan Hall, Valentia Island, about his life and work. 2013

Shane Ferris talks to Abbie Ahern ‘The Bog House’ Caragh Lake about the Killorglin to Valentia Harbour Railway Line 2014 Edited by Mike Foley

Iron Man, Mick Murphy winner of the Ras in 1958 talks to Terence Houlihan about his friendship with Strongman Butty Sugrue and his time with the the Irish Circus.

Joan Griffin nee Foley reminisces about growing up in the Iveragh Road, Killorglin. Interviewed in 2012 by Edso Crowley & Johnny Porridge O’Connor.
Edited by Terence Houlihan

Kathleen Mangan reminisces about growing, up in Langford Street, Killorglin.
Interviewed in 2012 by Johnny Porridge O’Connor & Edso Crowley.
Edited by Terence Houlihan

 Charlie O’Brien talks about the Ice Houses in Killorglin

  • Produced & Edited by Mike Foley

 

 

Nora Evans talks to Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’ Connor and Donal Mangan about her life and times in Killorglin. 2014
Edited by Thomas O’Sullivan.

Joan Griffin of Coolbane talks to Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor and Edso Crowley about Old Times in Killorglin and London, 2014.
Edited by Thomas O’ Sullivan.

Francie Griffin,Tullig talks about his life and times to Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor and Edso Crowley, 2014.
Edited by Thomas O’Sullivan.

Timmy McGillycuddy taks to Edso Crowley and Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor about old times in Killorglin, 2014.
Edited by Thomas O’ Sullivan.

Johnny Galvin and his Sister-in-Law, Anita chat with Killorglin Archive, Part 1, 2014. Interview by Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor and Edso Crowley.

Edited by Thomas O’Sullivan.

Johnny Galvin and his Sister-in-Law, Anita chat with Killorglin Archive, Part 1, 2014. Interview by Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor and Edso Crowley.

Edited by Thomas O’Sullivan

Michael Leane talks about life in Corrán Tuathal with Killorglin Archive, 2015
Interviewed by Thomas O’ Sullivan, Johnny ‘ Porridge ‘ O’ Connor and Edso Crowley.
Edited by Thomas O’ Sullivan.

Killorglin Publican Neilie Doona of the Kingdom Bar chats with Thomas O’Sullivan about his life and times in March 2015.
Edited by Thomas O’Sullivan.

Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor chats with Pa Rochfort about Daly’s Lane, Killorglin, April 2015.
Edited by Thomas O’Sullivan.

 

Recorded by Killorglin Archive Society.
Edited by John Knightly.

Edited by John Knightly.
Interview by Terence Houlihan.

Edited by John Knightly.
Interview by Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor and Edso Crowley.

Edited by John Knightly.
Interview by Terence Houlihan.
Photo by Michelle Cooper Galvin.

Pat O’Neill talks to Killorglin Archive about his life as a Farmer and Community Activist. Interview by Terence Houlihan of Killorglin Archive. 2016
Edited by John Knightly
Interview by Terence Houlihan.

Interview by Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor and Eamon ‘Edso’ Crowley.
Edited by Terence Houlihan.

Killorglin’s oldest lady Peg Riordan in the company of her son James reminisces with Killorglin Archive about her life and times.
Interview by Johnny ‘Porridge O’Connor and Eamon ‘Edso’ Crowley.
Edited by Terence Houlihan.

Derry O’Brien reminisces about his life and times in his hometown of Killorglin, June 2016. He talks about the many social changes he has seen in the town by the Laune.

Interview by Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor and Eamon ‘Edso’ Crowley.

John O Connor of Laharn talks about farming and his family connection to the Begley Family, June 2016. Ed Begley was a famous Irish-American Actor who won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in ‘Sweet Birds of Youth’ in 1962. His father Michael Begley came from Laharn Killorglin.

Interview by Terence Houlihan.
Edited by Terence Houlihan.


Killorglin Historian and Author Tom Doyle talks with Killorglin Archive about the history of his family and hometown, July 2016.

Interview and Edited by Terence Houlihan.

John Mulvihill proprietor of the Red Fox Inn talks to Killorglin Archive about his life and the story of his landmark Pub and Bog Village between Killorglin and Glenbeigh on the famous Ring of Kerry road. July 2016.

Interview and Edited by Terence Houlihan.

Hannah Mary O’Neill of Tullig, Killorglin chats with Eamonn ‘Edso’ Crowley and Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor about her Country Store located on the Killorglin to Cromane Road. Sadly it is one of the last Country Shops still operating in the Parish. June 2016.

Interview by Eamonn ‘Edso’ Crowley and Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor.
Edited by Terence Houlihan.

Declan Mangan lifelong Community Activist talks to Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor and Eamonn ‘Edso’ Crowley of Killorglin Archive. August 2016.

Edited by Terence Houlihan.

Declan Mangan chats with Eamonn ‘Edso’ Crowley and Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor about his home town of Killorglin, Puck Fair and the local St.Vincent de Paul Society. September 2016.

Edited by Terence Houlihan.

Eileen McGillycuddy of Langford Street chats to Killorglin Archive about her life and times, November 2016.

Interview and edited by Terence Houlihan.

Gearóid O’Sullivan, Langford St, talks about his life and his many community activities, November, 2016.
Interview by Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor and Eamonn ‘Edso’ Crowley.

Edited by Terence Houlihan.

Paddy McGillycuddy of The Square, Killorglin in conversation with Terence Houlihan of Killorglin Archive, December 2016.

Edited by Terence Houlihan.

Cathleen Harris from Reen chats about her life & times.

Interviewed by Johnny Porridge and Edso Crowley in December 2016.

Edited by Terence Houlihan.

Owen Mangan of Annadale Road Chats about Family, Football, and Farming.

Interviewed by Johnny ‘Porridge’ O’Connor and Eamonn ‘Edso’ Crowley, 2016.

Edited by Terence Houlihan.

George Nagle, farmer from Corbally, reminisces about life in his era in Killorglin.

Interview by Eamonn “Edso” Crowley and Johnny “Porridge” O’Connor, 2016.

Edited by Terence Houlihan.

Bart Moriarty of Dunmaniheen chats to us about his times and travels.

Interview by Eamonn “Edso” Crowley and Johnny “Porridge” O’Connor, 2016.

Edit by Terence Houlihan.

Interview by Eamonn “Edso” Crowley & Johnny “Porridge” O’Connor.

Edit by Terence Houlihan.

Christy O’Sullivan, raconteur, 1932-2017, of Whitefield, Beaufort, regales us with recollections of his life.

Interview & edit by Terence Houlihan, 13th Jan 2017.

Sisters Judy Foley née Joy and Peggy Lumby née Joy grew up on a farm together and later they both trained as nurses. Peggy worked abroad in England and Africa, while Judy was stationed at St Catherine’s, Tralee.

Interview by Eamonn “Edso” Crowley and Johnny “Porridge” O’Connor, Jan 2017.

Edit by Terence Houlihan.

Maureen is one of the original residents of Laune View, as she moved in there at 3 years of age with her family in March, 1936. She takes us through the families of each household: #1 – #40.

Interview and edit by Terence Houlihan, Feb, 2017.

Kitty Logue O’Shea was a teacher in the old national school, Scoil Mhuire, among other schools. She is fondly remembered by generations of school kids from around the Killorglin district.

Kitty was interviewed by Jerome Conway, March 2017.

The interview was edited by Terence Houlihan.