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Peter Joy of Upper Bridge Street who emigrated to New York in 1948 is...

Peter Joy of Upper Bridge Street who emigrated to New York in 1948 is seen here with The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Maken at an Irish concert he organised in the Big apple in...

Michael ‘Blondini’ Costello relaxing in the home of Gordan Thomas, the author who wrote...

Michael 'Blondini' Costello relaxing in the home of Gordan Thomas, the author who wrote the book about his life in the Showgrounds of England as a an Escapologist and Sword Swallower, 1980's.

The Killorglin London Reunion Committee, 1984

The Killorglin London Reunion Committee, 1984. Left to Right: Tom O'Connor, Sunhill, Christy Foley, Laune View, Seán O'Connor, Glenbeigh, Bertie Houlihan, Lower Bridge Street, Paddy Forde, Langford Street in Fr.Murphy's Hall, Stonebridge, London.

Mike Meaney Burial 1968 Kilburn London

Mike Meaney being lifted from the grave after spending 61 days buried alive. Butty Sugrue is holding his hand through the coffin. (Note Butty Sugrue in grey suit on right center of coffin)

Butty Sugrue seen here with Sophie Loren, Marlon Brando and Jack Doyle on the...

Butty Sugrue seen here with Sophie Loren, Marlon Brando and Jack Doyle on the film set of Charlie Chaplin’s ‘A Countess From Hong Kong’. Elstree Film Studio, London, 1966.

Butty Sugrue with Muhammad Ali in Dublin before the ‘Big Fight’ with Al ‘Blue’...

Butty Sugrue with Muhammad Ali in Dublin before the 'Big Fight’ with Al ‘Blue’ Lewis, 1972.

Strongman Michael ‘Butty’ Sugrue, a native of Gortnascarry, Killorglin, tying rope around the wrists...

Strongman Michael 'Butty' Sugrue, a native of Gortnascarry, Killorglin, tying rope around the wrists of Escapologist Blondini (Michael Costello), a native of Tullig, Killorglin, circa 1960′s. Blondini's who toured England with different shows had...

Democratic Mayor of Northhampton James Cahillane 1954-1960, with the then future President John F....

Democratic Mayor of Northhampton James Cahillane 1954-1960, with the then future President John F. Kennedy of the United States of America,  1958.  

The unveiling of a historic painting of President John F Kennedy and Mayor of...

The unveiling of a historic painting of President John F Kennedy and Mayor of Northampton, Massachusetts, James Cahillane originally from Sunhill, Killorglin. This painting was lent to Mayor Narkewicz by the Cahillane family to...

Hannah Sullivan, Gurrane, Eileen Riordan, Tulligbeg, Denis Galvin, Gurrane, John Tim Riordan, Tulligbeg, Sheila...

Hannah Sullivan, Gurrane, Eileen Riordan, Tulligbeg, Denis Galvin, Gurrane, John Tim Riordan, Tulligbeg, Sheila Sullivan, Sunhill, James Cahillane (later to become Mayor of Northampton, Massachusetts, USA ), Sunhill and Molly Costello, Laharn. All of...