National Archive O’Gorman Family Portrait

The O’Gorman family portrait above was taken by photographer A.H. Poole in Waterford circa 1930. This glass plate photograph is part of the archive at the National Library of Ireland.

From top left are Rosie’s great aunts Brigid and Eilish, Rosie’s grandfather Eugene, and great aunts Stella and Shiela. Bottom left is Rosie’s great grandmother Elizabeth, and her great grandfather Michael is to the bottom right. Michael O’Gorman commissioned the construction of the Cow House which was completed in 1915 to serve as a dairy and a place to bed cows during the winter.