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Monica English at a house party in Branch, 1975 / Aidan O'Hara, photographer

Monica English at a house party in Branch, 1975 / Aidan O'Hara, photographer

Monica (Mon) English  (wife of John Joe English) watches a performance at a house party in Branch.

Onlookers at a 'time' in the Roche's house / Aidan O'Hara

Onlookers at a 'time' in the Roche's house / Aidan O'Hara

Onlookers at a "time" in the Roche's house in Branch. Left to right: Keith Roche (son of Dermot Roche), Patrick Nicks, Tony Power (son of Anthony and Mary Power), unidentified woman, Monica English (wife of John Joe English).

A visit with Caroline Brennan / Aidan O'Hara

A visit with Caroline Brennan / Aidan O'Hara

Caroline Brennan and her family standing outside her house in Ship Cove with visitors. Left to right: Joyce O'Hara, Caroline Brennan, Lucy Nash (née Connors), Virginia Ryan (née Preston). 

Henry Campbell at a house party in Branch, 1975 / Aidan O'Hara

Henry Campbell at a house party in Branch, 1975 / Aidan O'Hara

Henry Campbell enjoying a "time" (or house party) in Branch. 

Gerald Campbell playing the accordion / Aidan O'Hara

Gerald Campbell playing the accordion / Aidan O'Hara

Gerald Campbell playing the accordion in the Roche's house.

John Joe English sings for the Roche brothers / Aidan O'Hara

John Joe English sings for the Roche brothers / Aidan O'Hara

Albert Roche (seated with back to the camera) and Dermot Roche (seated, looking left) listen to John Joe English perform (seated at the table).

Set dance in Branch / Aidan O'Hara

Set dance in Branch / Aidan O'Hara

Two children watch a dance in the Roche household in Branch. Left to right: Paula Manore (née Roche), Mary Jean Lyth (née Roche, daughters of Dermot Roche), unidentified woman, Lucy Nash (née Connors).

Henry Power dancing / Aidan O'Hara

Henry Power dancing / Aidan O'Hara

Henry Power (son of Anthony and Mary Power) dancing "a few scuffs" in the Roche household. The Roche family and friends look on (left to right): Keith Roche, Paula Manore (née Roche), Mary Jean Lyth (née Roche), Dermot Roche, Petchie Nash, Jerry Power (Henry's brother). Three girls sit in the background of the photo (left to right): Karen Sarro (née Roche), Michelle d'Entremont, Audrey Wilson (née Roche).

Songs from the repertory of Carrie Brennan / Aidan O'Hara

An article on the songs of Carrie Brennan written by Aidan O'Hara and Kenneth Goldstein which appeared in The Livyere, the journal of the Folklore Studies Association of Canada, in 1983.

The O'Hara and Roche families in Branch, October 1975 / Aidan O'Hara

The O'Hara and Roche families in Branch, October 1975 / Aidan O'Hara

A portrait of members of the Roche and O'Hara families in Branch. From left to right: Paula (Roche) Manore ; Hannah ('Hannie') Dunphy (Dermot Roche's step aunt) ; Rover (dog) ; Karen (Roche) Sarro ; Vince Roche ; Raphael Roche ; Brian Ó hEadhra ; Dermot Roche ; Joyce O'Hara ; Rita Roche ; Conor O'Hara. The green Ford Comet at the front of the photo is the car that Aidan O'Hara used for his trips to the Cape Shore.

Patsy Judge and friends on stage at the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

Patsy Judge and friends on stage at the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

Patsy Judge on stage with two other musicians at the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival. Left to right: Andy Samuelson, Patsy Judge, and Bill Bowman.

Portrait of Aidan O'Hara, director of the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

Portrait of Aidan O'Hara, director of the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

A portrait of a young Aidan O'Hara in his role as director of the Newfoundland Folk Festival, 1978.