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Search Results: 106 Records
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, City and Town Life, Irish Question, Politics
A reply from Madge Calnan to a letter she had received from James Ryan (1891-1970) while he was held in Stafford Prison. She fills him in on events at University College Dublin (Ryan had studied medicine there). She notes the increasingly favourab...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, City and Town Life, Irish Question
A letter from Madge Calnan to James Ryan (1891-1970). She refers to a misunderstanding in a previous letter. She writes to James about news in University College Dublin and the exams that are going on. She also mentions a picnic organised that day...
Keywords: City and Town Life
Letter to Piaras Béaslaí (born Percy Frederick Beazley; 1881–1965) from his father, Patrick Langford Beazley. After enquiring after Piaras's sea journey to Dublin, Patrick writes about the increased employment opportunities for women. He claims th...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, City and Town Life, Politics
This is a letter from Mary M. to James Ryan (1891-1970). She says that she's sorry he's being moved to Frongoch prison, but that her father is there and that he should look him up. She tells him about the exam results that have come out, and says ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Irish Question, City and Town Life
Letter from Maudie Davin to James Ryan (1891-1970). She apologises for not having written sooner. She tells him about her new house, the efforts to raise money for the National Aid and a new dress she got for one of the National Aid picnics. She w...
Keywords: City and Town Life
This is a letter from Patrick Langford Beazley to his son Piaras Béaslaí. Patrick wishes Piaras a happy St. Patrick's day and discusses the number of men who've 'gone to the colours' or enlisted with the British Army. Patrick also writes of the 't...
Keywords: City and Town Life
Letter from the father of Piaras Béaslaí to Piaras with £1 to celebrate St. Patrick's day 1916, wishing him and Longford well. Patrick Langford Beazley was born near Killarney, Co. Kerry, son of a tenant who had been evicted from the Lansdowne e...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
An account of the Easter Rising from Robert Tweedy (1875-1956), a member of the Trinity College Officer Training Corps (OTC), to his mother. Tweedy served in the defence of Trinity College over a nine day period. His account describes the initial ...
Keywords: City and Town Life
A letter from Lily Doherty to Piaras Béaslaí (1881-1965) stating that Madge had gone back to Belfast two weeks previously. Eileen has told Lily that she would never be able to become a nun as she had played 'rabbits' with Piaras. Piaras Béaslaí ...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Family Life
Letter from Emily Adelaide Wynne to her mother, Alice Katherine Wynne (d. 1928). The letter is written from Dublin where Emily was staying with relatives. It refers to a relative who had been ill but is recovering, and to Emily's time in Dublin. ...
Keywords: City and Town Life
A letter from L. Murphy to Bridget "Bridie" O'Neill (1897-1941). The writer hopes that their friends arrived home safely and avoiding the rain. Murphy describes the process of writing of the letter and encloses Bridget's key.
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
The letter is a complaint from James Neazor, a retired excise officer in Limerick, to Augustine Birrell (1850-1933), Chief Secretary for Ireland. Neazor writes that he had been improperly held in the local lunatic asylum for over six years. He wri...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
A letter from the Chief Crown Solicitor, Malachy Kelly (1851-1916), to Lewis J. Watters, Crown Solicitor for Kilkenny. If refers to a claim from Watters for a fee due to him for his work on a case relating to the maintenance of children in Kilkenn...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
Letter from Lewis J. Watters, Crown Solicitor for Kilkenny, referring to a fee due to him for work on a case relating to the maintenance of children in Kilkenny and Limerick industrial schools. Watters asks the Chief Crown Solicitor, Sir Malachy K...
Keywords: City and Town Life
This is a letter to Anne O'Rahilly, the sister of Michael Joseph O'Rahilly (1875-1916). The letter refers to a missed opportunity to meet in Dublin and goes on to discuss a demonstration of flying machines that had a great impression on the writer...
Keywords: City and Town Life
This is a letter from Stephen Purcell (b. 1875) to Anna O'Rahilly, the sister of Michael Joseph O'Rahilly (1875-1916). The letter discusses the author's eyesight and the reasons he has not been to Dublin. It goes on to discuss the threat of conscr...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
This is a letter sent to Professor William Edward Thrift. In this letter the writer refers to a libelous comments made in a newspaper about members of Catherine's Parish Church, and notes the involvement of a solicitor. The writer suggests that th...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, City and Town Life
Letter from Richard Canson (b. 1883), a Protestant farmer's son, to Herbert Henry Asquith (1852-1928), the British prime minister. The letter is written in the period following the 1916 Easter Rising. Canson states that he is writing on behalf of ...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
This is a letter from Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939) to John Gordon (1849-1922) the attorney general for Ireland. In the letter Nathan is letting Gordon know that he wishes to reply to Professor William Edward Thrift (1870-1942) soon on the subjec...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
A letter from Fellow of Trinity College Dublin, Professor William Edward Thrift (1870-1947), to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939), the under-secretary for Ireland. Nathan was under-secretary until the 1916 Rising after which he offered his resignatio...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
A Letter from solicitor Hastings Dare Draper (b. 1874) to Sir Matthew Nathan. In this letter Draper, on behalf of the Rathmines-based Rector Reverend Ernest H. Lewis-Crosby, is bringing to Nathan's attention a Dublin newspaper named 'Eye-Opener'. ...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Politics
A letter from Abdur Razzaq to the General Secretary's Office. The letter regards a resolution passed in a meeting of Indian students in Dublin on 17 April 1916 requesting that an enclosure is passed on to Lord Wimborne, Ivor Guest (1873-1939), the...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
A letter to an Indian student, B. N. Mahaul which is both an apology and a promise that action will take place in Mahaul's favour. The incident that merited a letter is an article that was published in a newspaper in Dublin newspaper the 'Eye-Open...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
A letter to an Indian student Daulat Ram Kalia. The letter is both an apology and a promise that action will take place in Kalia's favour. The incident that merited a letter is an article that was published in a newspaper in Dublin called the 'Eye...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
This is a letter to an Indian student S. M. Azam. The letter is both an apology and a promise that action will take place in Azam's favour. The incident that merited this letter was an article that was published in a newspaper in Dublin called the...
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