Helen Meehan is a noted historian and author. She initially recalls her Montgomery family history and the Conyngham Estate. She discusses her education and her career as a teacher. She taught at Falcarragh for four years and later at a Loreto Convent School in Dublin. She discusses her husband’s family, the Meehan line, which she can trace back to 1779 in Mountcharles. She talks about the farming life, the creamery at Inver and its beginnings. Helen has a real love of local history publications. She names some of the local placenames and provides their meaning. The families of different denominations who live and work locally and the town of Mountcharles, its people and its businesses are all discussed in this recording.