1970’s

Olive West,Mary Clifford,

1970 – The 1st outing of the Pioneers including Ladies L – R Eileen Foley , Bridie O Grady , Anne Murphy , Mary o Shea , ? O’ Dwyer. Gents L -R Tom Melia , Tom Hayes , Pat Granville , John O’Dwyer , Fr. Maher , Michael Houlihan , ? , Patrick Foley , Mike O’Sullivan

L-R Sean Og Rua O’Sullivan, Sullivan, ?, Alfie Christian, Alex Christian, Corney Joy, Wilma Silvius, Gerard Joy,

Christmas1976 . Lisa Burke, Hazel Coffey, Mary Burke, Billy Burke, Susan Foley, Teresa Foley in ‘Foleys the Bridge’.

1979, Pa Houlihans first exhibition at Old Church, Market Street, Killorglin.

Older man and woman in Cyril O’Neill’s Bar in Killorglin

Brendan & Cyril O’Neil, Helen Collins & Gerard O’Neill

Siobhan O’Connor, ?, Gerry Griffin, Donie Mangan

Paddy Doherty Selling Horses Outside Willie Crowleys House, Market Street

The entrance to the Oisin Cinema , The Square , (later the Dept of Social Welfare office) during Puck Fair. The poster in the window is advertising the film “Death Hunt” , starring Charles Bronson and Lee Marvin , which was released in 1981.

Denis Harris , left , with brothers John and Mike Breen , 1970’s.

Delia Foley at Puck Fair

Bishop Eamon Casey with the owners and staff of the Wenzel leather clothes factory , Killorglin.bottom l/r ?,Foley?,Moriarty,?,Ní O’Shea,Mary O’Shea,Houlihan,Vera Houlihan O’Connor,Wenzels wife,Bishop Casey, ?,Mary O’Shea,Corkery,Houlhan,?,?,?,Betty Griffin,?.Middle row L/R ,?,?,Foley,Griffin,Coffey,Sullivan,?,?,?,?,?,?,Sullivan,?,?,?Shea,?,?,?,? Harris,Shiela Riordan,?,?,?,Riordan,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,??,Marie Mcmahon,?,?,?,?,Riordan,?,?,?,?,?,Griffin,,Tom?,Christy Lenihan,?,Patty Connor,?,Ní O’Conner,Sean Diggin,?,A Hern,Pa Jo Mahony,Michael Houlihan,Davy Shea,Mike Gandy Mcmahon,Ryan Moriarty,Top Row ?,?,?.

Ballycastle: Taken at the Antrim Arms Hotel 26/8/1979

FR, Brendan Gill, Donie Mangan, Donal Mangan

Scene from Puck Fair showing what was the Oisin Cinema at the top of the Square. McCarthy’s shop in blue next door and Jack Dinny Con’s pub next door to that. 1970’s.

Opening Of The Leibig Factory, Mrs & Mr Tim (Chub) O’Connor & Dr Patrick Hilary Minister For Foreign Affairs

Puck Fair committee members at the Antrim Arms Hotel , Ballycastle , Co. Antrim. The 3 oldest fairs in Ireland are Puck Fair , Killorglin , Ballinasloe Horse Fair , Co. Galway . and the Old Lamass Fair in Ballycastle , Co. Antrim . The 3 fairs amalgamated for publicity reasons , and representatives of each of these fairs visit the other’s fairs each year. Taken in 1979.

Dodds shopfront , Upper Bridge St. A typical old style shopfront An extremely popular shop and gathering place for locals down through the years.