Videos From The Archive

Kingdom of Fishing
3:43

Kingdom of Fishing
Anglers chase their dream salmon in County Kerry's lakes and rivers.
Atlantic Voyagers
3:22

Atlantic Voyagers
Brave sailors test their strength against the mighty Atlantic Ocean.
Verity, The Adventurer
8:45

Verity, The Adventurer
Bill Verity retraces St Brendan's journey across the Atlantic.
Tools Of The Trade
6:42

Tools Of The Trade
Padraig Kennelly explores the technical challenge of photography in the 1950s and 1960s.
The Kerry Bishops
4:39

The Kerry Bishops
County Kerry's RC Religious leaders of the 1950s and 1960s.
The Kingdom County Fair
3:59

The Kingdom County Fair
County Kerry's leading Industrial and Agricultural Show.
Greyhound Champions
3:18

Greyhound Champions
Padraig Kennelly explores the Irish passion of greyhound racing and coursing.
The Dancehall Era
3:39

The Dancehall Era
Padraig Kennelly recounts the Fifties and the Swinging Sixties.
Presidential Visitor
7:26

Presidential Visitor
Ireland's President Eamonn de Valera's visits to County Kerry.
Remember Yesterday
4:11

Remember Yesterday
How Padraig and Joan Kennelly's work became the Kennelly Archive.
Automobile Wonderland
6:30

Automobile Wonderland
From tractors to Cars, the Kingdom County Fair had everything on wheels.
Flash Dancers!
3:46

Flash Dancers!
Padraig and Joan Kennelly faced tough technical problems as they photographed Ireland's dance band followers in the 1950s.
Fairweather or not!
4:02

Fairweather or not!
Transatlantic Sailor Don Fairweather's Atlantic explorations with his family.
Dramatic Entrance
4:04

Dramatic Entrance
County Kerry's theatrical past.
Glad Rags!
2:52

Glad Rags!
Putting on the glamour for Kerry's top dress dances of the 1950s and 1960s.
Host par excellence...
6:48

Host par excellence...
Kerry's Celebrity Hotelier Ernie Evans remembered.
From this land...
3:26

From this land...
Farming in 1950s Kerry, as photographed by Padraig and Joan Kennelly.
Lovely and fair...
5:26

Lovely and fair...
Padraig Kennelly's photographic memories of the Rose of Tralee festival.
First Communion Day
2:47

First Communion Day
Padraig and Joan Kennelly captured this milestone religiously.
Bravery on the waves
2:47

Bravery on the waves
Padraig Kennelly recounts dramatic rescues of sailors off the County Kerry coast.
Gallic Exposure
5:19

Gallic Exposure
General Charles De Gaulle's 1969 holiday in Kerry was a major news event for Padraig and Joan Kennelly.
An Honorary Kerryman
4:27

An Honorary Kerryman
Kerry was a playground for Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Charles J. Haughey.
Sport of Kings
3:52

Sport of Kings
Horse racing in County Kerry was more than just a sport.
Footballing Royalty
10:26

Footballing Royalty
The Kerry footballing legends who donned the green and gold.
The Murder of Mossie Moore
3:44

The Murder of Mossie Moore
The brutal murder that inspired John B Keane's play, The Field.
Playboy of the Western World
4:07

Playboy of the Western World
From small stage to big screen on County Kerry's Inch Strand.
Men of the Cloth
3:34

Men of the Cloth
Kerry's priests enjoyed a special status in the 1950s and 1960s.
Ancient Puck Fair
2:30

Ancient Puck Fair
The town of Killorglin in Co. Kerry is ruled by a goat for a few days every August.
Hollywood Comes To Kerry
3:50

Hollywood Comes To Kerry
Padraig Kennelly recounts how Hollywood transformed the Dingle Peninsula.
Pride and Passion
4:49

Pride and Passion
Padraig Kennelly explains that Kerry's sporting heroes weren't only on the football pitch.
Confirmation Day In Kerry
3:32

Confirmation Day In Kerry
County Kerry's youngsters of the 1950s and 60s receive their religious rite of passage.
Invigorating Inch
4:26

Invigorating Inch
Ironically named, four-mile-long Inch Beach On Kerry's Atlantic Coastline.
Spot the Ball Hero
2:35

Spot the Ball Hero
Padraig Kennelly meets Mossie Knightley, who became famous for a successful boyhood gamble.
My town grew up!
6:15

My town grew up!
Photojournalist Padraig Kennelly's photographic memory of his fast-changing birthplace.
Roots revisited
12:05

Roots revisited
Photojournalist Padraig Kennelly traces his family roots in Ballylongford, County Kerry.
Taking on the Town Hall
2:45

Taking on the Town Hall
Padraig Kennelly started Kerry's Eye to force Tralee's Urban Council to fix the town's flooding problem.
Falveys - a real Irish bar
5:26

Falveys - a real Irish bar
Padraig Kennelly visits one of the last of the great old Irish bars - Declan and Breda Falveys in Killorglin, County Kerry.
Santa on tour!
3:18

Santa on tour!
This annual visitor to Kerry Schools came not on a reindeer, but in a Volkswagen Beetle with a photographer in tow!
Valentia: An Island apart
7:01

Valentia: An Island apart
Padraig Kennelly reveals this gem off County Kerry's coastline.
How Kerry's Eye was born
4:17

How Kerry's Eye was born
Padraig Kennelly recounts how he turned from photojournalist to newspaper publisher when he launched Kerry's Eye in 1974.
The Port of Fenit
4:14

The Port of Fenit
Kerry's busy and bustling port.
The Kennelly Archiving System
4:00

The Kennelly Archiving System
A unique system for Archiving photographs.
Maritime Heroes
5:54

Maritime Heroes
How Valentia Island's brave lifeboat crews saved lives while endangering their own.
The Big Day
4:34

The Big Day
How Padraig and Joan Kennelly captured a couple's big day in 1950s Ireland.
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