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Search Results: 35 Records
Keywords: Country Life, Family Life
Letter from Ursula Mahon (1906-1986) to her grandmother Augusta Dillon,Lady Clonbrock, (1839-1929) wishing her grandparents many happy returns on their Golden Wedding anniversary. Ursula also tells her grandparents abut her activities while she is...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
Letter from J.Eyre to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928) concerning the use of sphagnum moss. This moss was, during the Great War, used for surgical dressings due to a shortage of cotton wool, as well for as its medicinal benefits for combating infection....
Keywords: Country Life, Family Life, Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Eamonn O'Modhráin (1881-1954) to his mother, Mary Moran, requesting items to be sent to him in Frongoch and reassuring her that he is getting on alright. According to Eamonn the prisoners are able to attend mass and confessions and are...
Keywords: Business, World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
Letter written by Fr. John McCarthy, (b.1875)Leadville, Colorado, U.S.A. on 2nd May 1916 to Mrs. Sarah Kelly (1857-1920) (addressed 'Mrs. P.J. Kelly' as Sarah was widow of Peter J. Kelly), The Octagon, Westport, Co. Mayo. The writer enclosed a 'dr...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
A letter from James Joseph Duignan (b.1884) and Timothy Murray (1857-1923), secretaries for Carrick-on-Shannon district, to George Ormsrby (1855-1938), lord lieutenant of Leitrim. The letter concerns the town of Carrick-on-Shannon and the effect o...
Keywords: Country Life, World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Mr. David C. Curtain to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Sir Ivor Churchill Guest (1873–1939), Lord Wimborne. In the letter Curtain suggests that Wimborne should settle the lease for a former soldier Timothy Murphy, so that in showing t...
Keywords: Country Life
This is a letter from Elizabeth Francis Neill (b. 1861) to Augusta Caroline Dillon, Lady Clonbrock (1840-1928). Clonbrock was a prominent member of the Irish Women's Association, founded to provide aid and assistance to Irish soldiers and prisoner...
Keywords: Country Life
Letter from John Joseph Cormack (b. 1875), a physician from County Kilkenny. This letter concerns Cormack's car, which he has permission to use for travel in in north Kilkenny, south Tipperary and and Queen's County (Laois). In the letter Cormack ...
Keywords: Country Life, Official Documents
Letter from D. J. Murphy to David G. Curtin. Murphy writes to Curtain responding to a query regarding the eviction of a member of Murphy's family in 1908. Murphy offers the information requested and notes that the and agent had previously agreed t...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
Letter from Colonel Robert David Perceval Maxwell (b.1870) to his wife Edith Grace Perceval Maxwell (1872-1928). Maxwell writes of the loss of old K; Field Marshal Herbert Kitchener who drowned on the 5th of June. The letter initially concerns the...
Keywords: Country Life, Art and Literature, World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life, Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Maude Dawson (1881 - 1933) was the daughter of Richard Cuming Dawson (1822 - 1886) and Eleanor Dawson (née Waters) (1835 - 1921). Her brother, Richard Cecil (Dick) Dawson (1865 - 1955), was a noted racehorse trainer. Louisa's father, Dr William...
Keywords: Country Life, Politics
This letter is part of a series of correspondence belonging to Lady Londonderry, a large proportion of which concerns Sir Edward Carson and opposition to the Third Home Rule Bill. Lady Londonderry was a prominent figure in politics and high­ socie...
Keywords: Country Life
This letter is part of a series of correspondence belonging to Lady Londonderry, a large proportion of which concerns Sir Edward Carson and opposition to the Third Home Rule Bill. Lady Londonderry was a prominent figure in politics and high ­socie...
Keywords: Country Life
his letter is part of a series of correspondence belonging to Lady Londonderry, a large proportion of which concerns Sir Edward Carson and opposition to the Third Home Rule Bill. Lady Londonderry was a prominent figure in politics and high ­societ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
A letter from Flossie Briggs to George Hackney (1889-1977). Flossie opens the letter with an account of her train journey from Sheffield back to the Guest House in Hope, Derbyshire, where she works. She tells him that "we have the full number of g...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
A letter from Flossie Briggs to George Hackney (1889-1977). In this letter, Flossie gives details of her upcoming trip from Leeds, Yorkshire to Sheffield, Derbyshire, and thence to the town of Hope nearby. She plans to call in to George at the h...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
A letter from Jeannie Johnson to George Hackney (1889-1977). Jennie expresses the hope that George is well and that he manages to hold on to his good luck. She writes that an imprisoned friend, 'Willie', has recently died of his wounds. Jeannie de...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Faith, Country Life
Letter from Francis M. Shaw (1881-1924) to the Father Provincial Thomas V Nolan (1867-1941) regarding Shaw's life and his contact with other priests. Francis, or Frank, Shaw SJ was born in Ennis, county Clare. He was ordained on 31 July 1916 at ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
A letter from Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, lady Lillian Spender (1880-1968). In this letter, Spender states that he is getting "a little tired" of sending Christmas wishes, mentions the visit a comrade, Richardson, and suggests t...
Keywords: Country Life
Florence Mary Winifred (Flo) Clancy (1884-1958) lived all her life in the same house in Kilrush on the street generally known as Moore Street, but later renamed briefly Clancy Street, in honour of her first cousin Peadar Clancy (1888-1920). Mary A...
Keywords: Country Life, Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Richard Cruise to Arethusa Leigh-White (1885-1959). The two page handwritten letter relates to police in Bantry and referring to incidents around the country. This is a letter from the extensive Bantry Estate Collection, held in UCC Li...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics, Country Life
Letter from R. Furise to Arethusa Leigh-White describing his concern about the public mood in Bantry, Co. Cork following the Easter Rising or as he calls it "the Rebellion". He describes one event from a Sunday morning in Bantry, when "there were ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
A letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister, Katie (b.1884). Peter opens his letter concerning the Easter Rising, believing that Dublin must still be in a terrible state. Peter writes about his farm back home and how happy he is that the man...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
Letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister, Katie (b.1884). Peter thanks Katie for her card and catches up on some of the family news from home. Orphaned at age 7, Peter and his sister Katie were raised by their uncle William and his wife M...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
Letter from Peter Mooney (b1886) to his sister Katie (b.1884). Peter writes of pictures of the battle of the Somme. This could relate to actual pictures sent home or more likely, the screening of the official war film, the Battle of the Somme. He ...
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