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Friday, January 22, 2021

Photographic Archive

To date over 10,000 photographs have been generously donated and archived with some up to 100 years old. These photographs, documents and videos are scanned and archived with the originals returned to their owners. Undoubtedly there are many interesting photographs, documents and recordings in the possession of the people of Killorglin parish at home and abroad stored away in attics and drawers. K.A.S wish to preserve this information in order to share it with present and future generations through possible publication or other means. If you would like to become part of this exciting project we would be delighted to hear from you.

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...

Puck Fair 1941

PUCK FAIR IN ALL ITS GLORY 1941. (Courtesy of Margaret Casey of Ballymacprior).

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

The Lord Mayor of Hovelhof, Germany, Michael Berens who with his daughter Marina visited the Killorglin Archive office in the Sean Scoil on Tuesday...

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

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

This photo was taken in front of Laune View during Puck...

This photo was taken in front of Laune View during Puck Fair 1951. Note the Caravans which were a common feature of the Puck...

Kathleen McCarthy with family members in front of their Barrel-Top Caravan...

Kathleen McCarthy with family members in front of their Barrel-Top Caravan at Puck Fair 1951.

James Guerin, Butcher and Farmer who worked and lived in Pa...

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,...

Micheal Flynn and Christy Purcell proud grandfathers to their first grandchild...

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...

Christy Purcell married to Nell Moriarty. They had their first child John who was born in May 1938. Christy who is photographed in uniform...

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

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...

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

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

Brendan Griffin Fine Gael T.D. for South Kerry reads from his...

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...

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

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

King Puck on his way to Shannon Airport after Puck Fair...

King Puck on his way to Shannon Airport after Puck Fair before being flown to New York to serve as Mascot of the US...

King Puck takes a stroll through his Kingdom. Puck Fair 2013

King Puck takes a stroll through his Kingdom. Puck Fair 2013

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

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

Oliver Cromwell moves gingerly through the streets of Killorglin, Puck Fair...

Oliver Cromwell moves gingerly through the streets of Killorglin, Puck Fair 2013.

Gene Mangan teaches his son the rudiments of cycling at their...

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

Photographic

Donancha O’ Corrain, Tom Foley, Kieran Foley and Denis Doyle of the Killorglin Historical...

Donancha O’ Corrain, Tom Foley, Kieran Foley and Denis Doyle of the Killorglin Historical Society, 1979. Ref No: F162  

Killorglin locals outside The Bianconi, 1970’s

Killorglin locals outside The Bianconi, 1970's.

Maurice Joy

Maurice Joy Ref: F238

Video

Peter Joy – The Emigrant

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19CM02GIPZM] Created by Mike Foley

Wildflower of the Laune 1995 Part 2

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObFSOTUvyZE] Wildflower of the Laune Harvest Festival. September 1995 Filmed by Willie Murphy edited by mike Foley

A Glimpse of Times Past

A Glimpse of Times Past A beautiful tale told by Lily Murphy and Peig Brosnan of how things used to be. Filmed & produced by Joe...
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