Pictured here in the late 60’s, Derek Freeman of Langford St looking very dapper in their perambulator in front of Boyles hardware shop looking down tow ards the top of main street.

Preparing to put the bronze sculpture of King Puck on the red sandstone rock at the entrance to Killorglin in Aug 2001. L/R Alan Hall,Ger Kelliher and Johnny Galvin.

Members of the Killorglin Laune Pipe Band on a climb of Carrauntoohil which is Irelands highest mountain and part of the Mcgillycuddy Reeks. L/R Jackie O’ Shea of Lower Bride.St playing the bag Pipes, Kevin Sheehan of Laune View and Patie McMahon of Luane View.

Stanley champ at the door of his grocery and hardware shop with a prize cabbage

Rí na gCnoc go deo – King of the hills forever

Helen O’Riordan of Langford St Killorglin

Pig Fair last of the Puck.

Lr. Bridge St. in the early part of the 20th century. The “Pratt’s” petrol pump seen on the left was the 1st in Killorglin which was outside Foley’s Garage.

Maeve Mangan, Sunhill Road 1964.

1926 Michael Houlihan Joiner Lower Town Killorglin. Paddy Kennelly on right was a senior Kerry Footballer.

Killorglin Town Picture Of What Is Now Coffeys

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

Old School Road Killorglin

R Martin & Co Shop Front Killorglin

Iveragh Road

Oisin Ballroom

Boys Play Football Next To The RIver Laune


Donkey & Cart In The Square Killorglin

Boys On A Cart In The River Laune With The County Bridge Behind

The Fishery & River Laune

Traders In The Square

Cattle Fair In The Square Killorglin

1979 On The County Bridge

Bansha Farm House

Procession Main Street

Outside O’Neills Shop Main Street Killorglin

1956 Main Street Killorglin Extreme left Michael Moriarty and Timmy “Thado”,O’Riordan of Iveragh Road.

Three Boys On The County Bridge

Dodds Family Home Next To The Laune

Building the fishing tackle factory In Fair Field roughly mid 50’s

Construction at Chubbs Corner roughly mid 50’s

Main Street After Boyles Fire rough late 50’s

Greyhound Track At J.P. O’Sullivan Park

St James Church

Killarney Road

The River Laune Taken From The Old Mill Annadale Road

Bishop Eamon Casey with the owners and staff of the Wenzel leather clothes factory , Killorglin 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 ?,?,?.

Local School Children Visit the Wenzel Factory

Wenzel Factory Staff


Lower Bridge Street

Mayor Cahilane 1957 In 1957 on the occasion of a visit to his native town Mayor James Cahilane was presented with Waterford Crystil by the Puck Fair Committee. Persentation of crystal decanter & glasses to James Cahillane , Mayor of Northampton , Massachuesettes , 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).

Aerial Photograph Of Killorglin

Horse & Carts Outside St James Church

1926 Michael Houlihan Joiner Lower Town Killorglin. Paddy Kennelly on right was a senior Kerry Footballer

Killorglin Town Ref: Kt072

J.P Houlihans Shoe Maker Shop, Main Street, Killorglin 1901? Now Dominic Crowleys Drapery

1940 Cait Foley, Nell Shea, Mary Foley, Daniel O’Regan all from the lower part of the town

Rhetta & Billy O’Shea mid 90’s. Killorglin Town Ref: F045

Killorglin Town, AIB Bank

George Lindgger Jim Guerrrin Bridie, Patrick Hanah, Kitty, Jack Murphy Sheila, Danny AgnusBridie Patrick Jn. Played for Laune Rangers 1892. Played for the first Kerry team to win the all ireland Killorglin Town

Pa Houlihan – Basement Museum

Cottie Sheila Foley and Biddy