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Now Available: Limited Edition Hard Cover With Dust Jacket

Following many requests since publication in November 2022, we’ve decided to print a limited edition of 250 copies of The Big House in Kerry: A Social History in hard cover with dust jacket. Each copy will be individually numbered and signed by editor, Jane O’Hea O’Keeffe. The price of the hard cover edition is Eu […]

Launch of The Big House in Kerry: A Social History at Muckross House Killarney

Launch of The Big House in Kerry: A Social History at Muckross House, Killarney in December 2022. L/R:  Muckross House”Butler” Mr Rohan;  Maurice O’Keeffe, Irish Life and Lore; Dick Spring who launched the book; editor Jane O’Hea O’Keeffe, Irish Life and Lore; “Victorian Maids” Liz Ryan and Patricia McSherry. Buy the book

1922-2022: A Century of Change (Part 3)

Maurice and Jane O’Keeffe of Irish Life and Lore are pleased to announce the publication of the third and final part of the ‘1922-2022: A Century of Change’ oral history collection. Browse the 67 new oral history recordings here. This significant and wide-ranging oral history project, comprising 287 recordings and conducted over three years, commemorates […]

Now available! ‘The Big House in Kerry: A Social History’

‘The Big House in Kerry: A Social History’, edited by Jane O’Hea O’Keeffe, draws together the latest research by some of Kerry’s finest historians into a wide-ranging and detailed account of the lives of a selection the county’s gentry families and their contributions to Kerry’s social, political and physical landscapes. Contents: The Burning of Kerry’s […]

The Old Kerry Journal, Vol 7 Available Now

Volume 7 of ‘The Old Kerry Journal’ will provide our loyal readers with much to contemplate, and to enjoy, during this strangest of times in all our lives. Our newest edition includes an excerpt from a previously unpublished work by the late Russell McMorran on 19th century Kerry historian and genealogist, Mary Agnes Hickson. She […]

Voices of the Troubles Oral History Collection

Launched in October 2018, Voices of the Troubles is a unique oral history project sponsored by the EU Special EU Programmes Body Peace IV fund under the objective to build positive relations with people from different backgrounds and communities to support peace and reconciliation. Due to the history of division in Northern Ireland and the border […]

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