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getting in the light

  • Curator: connie
  • February 22, 2018
  • 2 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

Its a old story about my grandad and when eletricity came and he retires and gets deprested its a sad story but the end gets a bit happier.

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  • Connie Hannigan
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  • Livelihood and Household support
  • Human Life
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  • An Old Story

a new beggining

  • Curator: izabelle
  • February 22, 2018
  • 3 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

when it first came


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  • izzy
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  • An Old Story
  • Old Irish Tales

Let There Be Light.....................................

  • Curator: Amy
  • February 22, 2018
  • 5 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

This is a diary entry told from the perspective of a six year old girl who's house is getting connected to electricity in 1946.

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  • My name is Amy.
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  • Local Happenings
  • An Old Story

Getting in the Light

  • Curator: ruby
  • February 22, 2018
  • 1 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

My story is about my great grandad.

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  • Ruby
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  • Grandad Pictures used with written permission from esbarchives.ie. Not for further reproduction.
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  • An Old Story

The switch

  • Curator: leo
  • February 22, 2018
  • 1 Pages
  • School: Rathfarnham Educate Together

I am about to flick the switch,when I look at everyone's face and there expression. What do they look like?

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  • Leo Mc Gowan
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  • The Community
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  • An Old Story
  • Historical Tradition

Stories from 'In-Home'

  • Curator: Aoife McDonnell
  • March 30, 2017
  • 11 Pages
  • School: Portumna Community School

Pages include the myths and stories of what it was like growing up in the place called 'In-Home' Narrated by father of interviewer. Born in 1950 and had 8 siblings older than him.

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  • Authors to the story have expressed a quest to remain unnamed.
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  • Verbal record from the man who wishes to remain without a name. Photography from the house visited.
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  • Livelihood and Household support
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  • An Old Story