Murphy // Washington D.C.

Contributed by Brian MurphyBrian Murphy’s paternal great-grandfather took part in the Irish Fenian Rising of 1867. Rather than being executed he was deported to Canada. In order to start a new life, he subsequently walked from Canada to Providence, Rhode...

Smith // County Cork

Contributed by Fionnghuala SmithPhotographs from the Smith collection, Cobh County Cork. The Smith family lived in a number of locations including England and Mauritius. Fionnghuala Smith returned to live in Cobh.

Scully // County Limerick

Contributed by Daniel ScullyPhotographs contributed by Daniel Scully from County Limerick include photographs from the 1930s onwards showing life on their family dairy farm. The collection includes a 1970s colour photograph taken to celebrate the installation of a new...

O’Donovan // County Cork

Contributed by Peter FitzGeraldCornelius (Con) O’Donovan, a native of Casheliskey, Co. Cork (near Clonakilty), took part in the 1916 Rising, during which he was stationed at the Four Courts. He was sentenced to death (commuted), imprisoned in Dartmoor, and released in...

O’Connor // County Limerick

Contributed by Marie O’ConnorA small selection of photographs from O’Connor family album collection, County Limerick.