1950’s

Teddy Bowler’s house on Caragh Lake Rd. , after turning left off the main road after the Red Fox . Back when this was taken it was a railway crossing.

The colourful barrel top wagons pulled in by the side of the Killarney Rd. The traveller’s liked to pull in here as it was near the River Laune , and so convenient for washing ,cooking , and drinking water for their horses . The Grove , a well known Killorglin landmark , is to be seen top left. The workers in the field are making winds of hay , a system used long before the advent of the baling machine. Circa 1950’s

The building of the fishing tackle factory, later to become O’Sullivans bakery alongside the Fairfield in Market St.

Gen range with Dellie Beanie

Mrs Boyle, the centre, and Mrs.Champ alongside her, Peggy Foley over her left shoulder, Mrs.Minnie Gerald Foley over her right shoulder,Jo O’Regan standing in the check dress, Mrs. John A.Foley behind her, Eileen Power two to her left, Mrs.Gill next, Ann Doyle in front of her and Maureen O’Shea in front of Ann. Faces Of Killorglin

The Laune Pipe Band Killorglin

Philomena Freeman nee Dodd.

Brothers Cormac , Fergus , and Fintan Foley

Opening night of the CYMS hall , Killorglin 1954 with the Maurice Mulcahy band on stage. Faces: Gretta Breen of Langford Street, daughter of Maurice Breen Senior, Power House Manager. Gretta worked in Pretty Polly Killarney. Mary Ann Foley, dressmaker, Langford Street. Joe O’Shea, a woolbuyer of Langford Street, accomplished accordion player and singer, always supplied his wool lorry to ferry the Puck Goat around the festival.

Maureen Houlihan, Iveragh Road , front , Kevin Foley , far right , far left , Mrs. and Mr. Houlihan , (butcher shop , Iveragh Rd., ) Taken across from their butcher shop , where Aldi is now.

L-R. – Aine Foley, Santa, Cormac Foley, Todds Dept. Store, O’Connell St. , Limerick (now Brown Thomas ) 1953

Waiting At Glenbeigh Railway Station For The Last Train

The Local Defence force later FCA (Forca Cosanta Aitiul) and currently the army reserves. Here they are seen doing a guard of honour for the Corpus Christi procession in front of St James’ Church. 1950′.

L-R Cormac, Aine, Fintan, and Liam Foley

Eileen Collins, Upper Bridge St. Killorglin

Hollywood film star Ed Begley , whose people came from Rangue.

Gene Mangan, Paddy Callaghan, ?,?,?,?,

Presentation of crystal decanter & glasses to James Cahillane , Mayor of Northampton , Massachusetts , and originally from Sunhill , Killorglin. Included in the group are Duffy O Shea , Ted Mangan , Gerry Coffey , Tom Moriarty , Noel Kingston. James’ sister & brother are also in the group. Taken sometime in the late 50’s at the Oisin Ballroom , Iveragh Rd. (now the AIB bank).

Travellers wedding in the 1950’s during Puck Fair. The open air reception was held in front of the houses in Laune View , where locals joined in the celebrations.

Aunty Mollie,Gerry Moynihan and Aunty Margaret

Eileen Dodd & Liam Gannon’s wedding

A Corpus Christi Procession from the ’50’s on Main St. including — Sheila Golden , Maurice Breen , John Johnston (Langford St.) , Darby Mc.Carthy (with black patch on left sleeve) , Guard Gill (orig. Aran Islands) , Tony O’ Donoghue (Upr. Bridge St.) , Willie Curtayne (Railway Hotel) , Johnny “the soldier” Griffin (with son Liam) , Patrick Taylor (Langford St.) , Patty Galvin (Postman , St. Mary’s Tce.) , Todd Mulvihill (Chemist) , Mick O’Neill (Draper , The Square) , Willie Crowley (Solicitor) , Tadhg O’ Connor (National School Teacher) , Mick Brick (Bailiff) ?Marooney Reen

FR. Eamonn Looney, ?, Timmy Cronin, Sylvester Cronin, Johnny McCarthy, Erunus Looney, Mike Shea, ?, Enda Curtayne, James Houlihan, ?, Patrick Hurley MR. Sean Riordan, Patsy, Liam Russell,?, Barry Harmon Standing ?, Donal Prendiville, Bobby Reilly, Billy Dodd, ?, Fr. Stack, Dennis Harris, BR. Patsy Cronin, Ollie O’Brien, ?, David Power, ?, Dinny Reilly, ?, McMahon, Patrick Roche, ?,Last Row, Mikey Murphy, ?, ?, ?

The Bohemien Girl Rita O’Connor Thompson, Kathleen O’Connor (O’Connor), Mary McCarthy(Mangan), Ann McCarthy (Murphy), Theresa McCarthy, Lanfgord Street, Sheila O’Donoghue Cloon, Grainne O’Sullivan The Square Killorglin.

1951 Boysie Cliffords Shop in Langford Street once did shoe repairs.

1955 CYMS Hall, Fancy Dress Dance. L – R ? , Timmy Cronin , ? , Pa Houlihan , Mike McMahon , Honor West , Hannah Houlihan , Nuala Doyle

1953 Fr Pat Kelliher of Callinfercy home on holiday from the Australian Missions, Gave much help & money to the local CYMS Hall.

1959 Kate Kearney’s Cottage, Killarney