The children of Daniel Stephen and Mary

The children of Daniel Stephen and Mary

First photo: Left to right: Jerry, Una (sitting), May, Mother with Peader or Paul, Peggy, Father with Peader or Paul, Jimmy, Dan and Billy. Shortly after this photo was taken, one of the twins Paul passed away. Kevin and Eileen were not yet born when this photo was...
The arms dump By Jimmy and Peadar

The arms dump By Jimmy and Peadar

Friars WalkThe arms dump was constructed in the ‘lane’ between Hallorans’s Orchard and the Passage, Beyond the Black Gate, over toward the corner where O’Reagans garden started. It was a big arms dump, 8 foot deep, 7 foot wide and 9 foot long....
Peter O’Neill Crowley

Peter O’Neill Crowley

Knocknadoon coastguard station Ballymacoda, Where Peter O'Neill Crowley lived and Mary Crowley nee crowley was born and reared Kilcooney, where Peter O'Neill Crowley was killed There is not a lot on the internet about Peter O’Neill Crowley. The...
Peadar

Peadar

By Gillian, Jenny and Katie When I volunteered to write this piece on my granddad, Peadar Crowley (Snr) I hadn’t realised that I could literally write a novel about the man. Which I actually once did think about doing shortly after he died so that I wouldn’t forget...
My Memories of Mum (Lizzie Murphy) By Mary O’Connell

My Memories of Mum (Lizzie Murphy) By Mary O’Connell

Lizzie Murphy. Mum came to England when she was in her late 20’s /early 30’s. She worked in London as a parlour maid and met my Dad William Burt who worked at The British Museum as a messenger. They got married in 1930 when she was 36 and they lived in Islington until...
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