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Thursday, January 27, 2022

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John ‘Bonnie’ O’Connor stands by a photo of his Great-Grand Mother in his his...

John 'Bonnie' O'Connor stands by a photo of his Great-Grand Mother in his his home in Rangue, 2014. John is a relation to Actors Ed Begley and Ed Begley Jr.

John ‘Bonnie’ O’Connor stands at the door of the old Begley family home in...

John 'Bonnie' O'Connor stands at the door of the old Begley family home in Rangue, 2013. His Grandmother Mary was a sister of the Actor Ed Begley and this is the old family home...

Dunroman. A relic of times past

Dunroman. A relic of times past.

Patsy Foley catches up with his welding repairs on his farm in Glounaguillagh North,...

Patsy Foley catches up with his welding repairs on his farm in Glounaguillagh North, 2014.

A not unusual scene in an Irish Country Cottage with the bike parked up...

The dresser where the best delph along with other accoutrements and paraphernalia were to be found in the traditional Irish kitchen. The bike which was the main mode of transport in rural Ireland at...

A traditional scene now sadly a rarity which would have been a familiar sight...

A traditional scene now sadly a rarity which would have been a familiar sight to many who grew in rural Ireland in the first half of the 20th Century. Rangue, Killorglin, 2014.

America’s First Couple share wall space with the Holy Family. Rangue, Killorglin, 2014

America's First Couple share wall space with the Holy Family. Rangue, Killorglin, 2014. A palm branch can be seen behind the picture. Traditionally the Blessed Palm is placed behind pictures on Palm Sunday and...

The old Boathouse which is a landmark building in Lower Cromane, 2013

The old Boathouse which is a landmark building in Lower Cromane, 2013.

Brendan Moriarty and Elaine McGillycuddy enjoy the Ceoil,Caint agus Craic at the home of...

Brendan Moriarty and Elaine McGillycuddy enjoy the Ceoil,Caint agus Craic at the home of Pat & John Piggott, Treanmanagh, 2014.

Shane Crowley and the late John Piggott of Treanmanagh, 2014

Shane Crowley and the late John Piggott of Treanmanagh, 2014. Note the ornamental cloth Valance hanging over the fireplace. These was used to enhance the fireplace in Irish country cottages.

Two of Killorglin’s great musicians Pat Pigott and Brendan Moriarty knock a tune out...

Two of Killorglin's great musicians Pat Pigott and Brendan Moriarty knock a tune out in Pat's home in Treanmanagh, 2014.

Peter Cronin of Main Street Killorglin on the left at the Horse Fair at...

Peter Cronin of Main Street Killorglin on the left at the Horse Fair at Puck Fair, circa 1980's. Ref: Ag136

‘The Tooreennasliggaun Tearaway’ prepares to step out of Willie Murphy’s specially converted Hiace Van

‘The Tooreennasliggaun Tearaway’ prepares to step out of Willie Murphy's specially converted Hiace Van to compete in the Puck Fair Donkey Derby, 1998. Since then he has retired. He is now to be seen...

Champion Jockey Willie Murphy of Caragh Lake with his famous donkey ‘The Tooreennasliggaun Tearaway’....

Champion Jockey Willie Murphy of Caragh Lake with his famous donkey 'The Tooreennasliggaun Tearaway. He was the winner of numerous Donkey Derbys over a long and illustrious career. His trainer Aggie Foley can be...

Barrel-Top Caravan parked along its traditional pitch on the Killarney Road

Barrel-Top Caravan parked along its traditional pitch on the Killarney Road. Note in the background the farmers are making cocks of hay in Evans' field. This was the traditional method of of saving the...

Milk being brought to the Creamery by the traditional method on donkey and pony...

Milk being brought to the Creamery by the traditional method on donkey and pony carts, 1960's. Peig Brosnan's House can be in the background. Ref: Ag130

The creamery tanks are offloaded at Killorglin Creamery, 1960’s

The creamery tanks  are offloaded at Killorglin Creamery, 1960's. Ref: Ag131

Hauling in the nets in Cromane

Hauling in the nets in Cromane. Notice how the houses are built with their gables facing the sea. This was done as a means of minimizing the effect of storms. Ref: Ag132

Window to the past

Window to the past. Ref: Ag126

The remains of the home of where Mick Murphy ‘The Iron Man’ was born...

The remains of the home of where Mick Murphy 'The Iron Man' was born Surgrena Cahirciveen. He was the winner of the Rás Tailtain cycle race in 1958. Ref: Ag127
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