Subscribe for Unlimited Access to Turtle’s History Quarter.

Includes content from Vanishing Ireland, Easter Dawn, Dublin Docklands, The Irish Pub, Maxol and many more, as well as Waterways Ireland, the Past Tracks project and hundreds of historical articles on Irish families, houses, companies and events.

Lainey Keogh – The Empress of Knitwear

Lainey Keogh was born on 20th September 1957 in Old Town, north Dublin, midway between the airport and the sea. Her mother Patricia Byrne was just 20 when she married market gardener Peter Keogh. Ten children followed, of whom Lainey, or Elaine, was the fourth. They spent their childhood working and playing on the farm, […]