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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Faces of Killorglin

Denis Corkery, standing on the Laune Bridge, circa mid 1920’s

Denis Corkery, standing on the Laune Bridge, circa mid 1920's. He was a Tailor and operated at Lower Bridge Street. He was born in 1882.

Jim Guerin, Lower Bridge Street, circa 1950’s

Jim Guerin, Lower Bridge Street, circa 1950's.

Patrick O’Regan, Lower Bridge Street, circa 1970’s

Patrick O'Regan, Lower Bridge Street, circa 1970's.

Michael (Gandhi) McMahon & Pat Dunne pictured at the gateway of Daly’s Lane where...

Michael (Gandhi) McMahon & Pat Dunne pictured at the gateway of Daly's Lane where families such as the McMahon's lived before moving to Laune View when it was opened in 1936.

Cromane Sports Committee from the early 1970’s

Cromane Sports Committee from the early 1970's. Front L - R: Michael Little, Eileen Hayes, Mary Joy, Breda Fitzpatrick, May Clifford and Gerry O'Donovan. Back L -R: Patsy Joy, Pat Donovan, Tom...

The Lord Mayor of Hovelhof, Germany, Michael Berens who with his daughter Marina visited...

The Lord Mayor of Hovelhof, Germany, Michael Berens who with his daughter Marina visited the Killorglin Archive office in the Sean Scoil on Tuesday 22nd September, 2015. They were in Killorglin at the invitation...

Photo taken at Killorglin ICA Social in the Towers Hotel Glenbeigh circa1970. From...

Photo taken at Killorglin ICA Social in the Towers Hotel Glenbeigh circa1970. From Left; Shelia Moroney Upper Bridge St, Maureen Lucy Caragh Lake, Eileen Power, Lower Bridge St, Eileen McGillcuddy, The Square Killorglin.

James Guerin, Butcher and Farmer who worked and lived in Pa Regan’s Lower Bridge...

James Guerin, Butcher and Farmer who worked and lived in Pa Regan's Lower Bridge Street all his life. Circa 1940's.

Reunion of Killorglin Scoil Mhuire Class of 1955

Killorglin Scoil Mhuire Class of 1955 who attended a reunion event in Nick's Restaurant in June 2015. Front l-r: Anette Nolan-Richards, Bernie Joy-Tucker, Maisie Coffey-Flynn, Anne Marie O'Sullivan- Courtney, Anita Corcoran-Galvin, Maureen Cahillane-O'Sullivan,...

Micheal Flynn and Christy Purcell proud grandfathers to their first grandchild Noelette, circa mid...

Micheal Flynn and Christy Purcell proud grandfathers to their first grandchild Noelette, circa mid 1960's.

Sheila Murphy, Barry’s Cross, Killorglin

Sheila Murphy, Barry's Cross, Killorglin.

Christy Purcell married to Nell Moriarty. They had their first child John who was...

Christy Purcell married to Nell Moriarty. They had their first child John who was born in May 1938. Christy who is photographed in uniform was in the British Army in World War 2 and...

Joe O’Dywer retired Principal of the Intermediate School Killorglin pictured opening the new St.Vincent...

Joe O'Dywer retired Principal of the Intermediate School Killorglin pictured opening the new St.Vincent De Paul Shop in Iveragh Road, May 2015. He is a lifelong member of the SVDP Society and great community...

Jerry Houlihan, Mill Road and Mike ‘The Millionaire’ O’Shea of Ceannauvoree pictured at the...

Jerry Houlihan, Mill Road and Mike 'The Millionaire' O'Shea of Ceannauvoree pictured at the KFest 2015.

Two of the old stock of Killorglin Nora O’Connor and Chrissie Rochfort both of...

Two of the old stock of Killorglin Nora O'Connor and Chrissie Rochfort both of Laune View stop for a chat outside the Kingdom Bar in Main Street, 2015. Chrissie was the first Wildflower of...

Brendan Griffin Fine Gael T.D. for South Kerry reads from his book ‘Secrets of...

Brendan Griffin Fine Gael T.D. for South Kerry reads from his book 'Secrets of a Moonlit River' to local children in Killorglin Library as part of a KFest event for the younger generation, 2015.

Billy Coffey of St.James’ Gardens and Sunhill gets ready yo meet the public at...

Billy Coffey of St.James' Gardens and Sunhill gets ready yo meet the public at Killorglin Tourist Office, Library Place, 2015.

Denis O’Neill of the Square (Main Street) and Austin O’Reilly of Langford Street at...

Denis O'Neill of the Square (Main Street) and Austin O'Reilly of Langford Street at the All-Ireland Final, early 1960's.

Gene Mangan teaches his son the rudiments of cycling at their home in Dublin,...

Gene Mangan teaches his son the rudiments of cycling at their home in Dublin, mid 1970's.

Nora Houlihan of Lower Bridge Street with her children Bridie, Hannah, Mary, Mikey and...

Nora Houlihan of Lower Bridge Street with her children Bridie, Hannah, Mary, Mikey and Pa. Photo taken by the banks of the river Laune, 1930.