Props for a play by Killorglin Drama Group being brought in to the Crown Moran Hotel in Cricklewood , London NW2 Nov 2014
Con Griffin 1963 in the Galtymore Cricklewood London.
The Royal Regiment of Artillery memorial , Hyde Park Corner , London , taken in the 1920’s. This monument commemorates the 49,076 soldiers of that Regiment who were lost in the 1st World War.
Tower Bridge , London , with the Tower of London in the background , sometime in the 1920’s. The bridge was always painted a dull brown and cream up until the Queen’s silver jubilee in 1977 , when it was painted red white and blue for the occasion , and has been painted those brighter colours ever since.
Buckingham Palace , London , with the Victoria monument in the foreground. The reigning Monarch at the time was not in residence when this picture was taken , as the Royal Standard flag is not hoisted on the flagpole above the palace. On the left is St. James’s Park. The Irish Embassy is behind the palace at no. 17 , Grosvenor Place , named after the Grosvenor family whose Irish base was the recently refurbished Killarney house.
Marble Arch , London ,1920 ‘s. Bridie Lindigger nee O Regan , in the centre (smiling for camera). Behind the Arch is the Edgware Rd., (leading up to Kilburn & Cricklewood), Bayswater Rd. to its left , and Oxford St. to the right. This arch was originally intended to be the entrance to Buckingham Palace , but was relocated to here after it was discovered to be too narrow.
Speakers Corner , Hyde Park , London , between the two World Wars.
Piccadilly , London , 1920 ‘s , the no. 19 bus to Highbury. The Ritz Hotel and Green Pk underground station are to the right past the bus. The RAF club , Japanese Embassy , and the Hard Rock Cafe are across the Street, to the left .
This photo was taken in Butty Sugrue’s Pub, The Duke of Wellington in Shepards Bush, London. Butty is standing second from the right and the famous boxer Jack Doyle of Cobh is towering over everybody in the center. Photo taken in the mid 1960s.
Butty Sugrue this is the burial of Mike Meanay to beat the world record in the 60,s
Killorglin reunion dance at Fr. Murphy’s social club , Stonebridge , London , 1984.
Trafalgar Square 1973 Back Row, L-R; Teddy Curran, Thomas Evans, Pat o Shea, Pat Horgan, John Clifford. Front Row, L-R; Johnny o Connor, John Griffin, James Mangan, Mike O’Shea , Seamus Curran