Description: George Daly emigrated to New York from his native Castlegregory, Co. Kerry in the late 1920s and, armed with an 8mm cine camera, he paid his first visit home to the Dingle Peninsula in the summer of 1949. He spent those sunny days filming in Castlegregory village and its environs, and also in the […]
Over the months of February and March 2017 eleven recordings were compiled with people who live along the route of the old Tralee to Dingle narrow-gauge railway. They describe the impact of the line in their communities, which include Tralee, Blennerville, Derrymore, Camp, Castlegregory, Aunascaul, Lispole and Dingle. Browse the collection here
Work will begin in April 2017 on an oral history collection entitled Voices of the Troubles. Supported by Cavan Co. Library, the collection will be comprised of 50 recorded interviews with people who have lived along the border regions of Cavan and Fermanagh during the thirty years of the Troubles.
2017 marks the centenary of the death of Thomas Ashe who was born in Kinard near Dingle, Co. Kerry in 1885. He trained as a teacher and was appointed Principal of Corduff National School in north Dublin. He was a member of the Irish Volunteers and Conradh na Gaeilge. During the Easter Rising he commanded […]