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Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from M.L. Waller of the Home Office in Whitehall, London, to the commandant of Frongach internment camp in Wales. After the Easter Rising over 3,400 men and women were arrested and interned in prisons and camps in Ireland, England...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from Caitlín Burgess (Brugha) (1879-1959) to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958). Caitlín Brugha apologises for missing Mrs. FitzGerald when she called to her house and indicates when she will be available for ...
Keywords: Crime, Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from Charles Arthur Munro, governor of Mountjoy prison, to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947). Munro writes about a proposed visit by Mabel to her hu...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
Letter from Patrick Langford Beazley to his son Piaras Béaslaí wishing his son best wishes on his birthday. Béaslaí (1881-1965); was an English born influential member of the IRB. He joined the Irish Volunteers on their foundation late in 1913. ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Patrick Langford Beazley to his son Piaras Béaslaí(1881–1965). The father fills his son in on various pieces of family news as Béaslaí is imprisoned at the time of writing. Responding to his son's previous enquiry about the book collec...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Nannie Hickey to her son Piaras Béaslaí (1881–1965). Nannie fills her interned son in on happenings back home. She has settled his account with his landlady and she is organising his affairs and property back home. In general, the cont...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Patrick Langford Beazley to his son Piaras Béaslaí (1881–1965). Patrick Langford Beazley writes about recent family holidays, the condition of family friends, and of a fire in the Irish Journalists Association building which stored som...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Nannie Beazely to her son Piaras Béaslaí (1881–1965). Nannie mentions that she is organising to send portraits (probably photographs) to her son. She writes that the DBC (Dublin Bakery Company) was destroyed during the Rising. She make...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
A short note from Eamonn Ceannt (1881-1916) to Thomas MacDonagh (1878-1916), possibly relating to a meeting of the Military Committee of the Irish Republican Brotherhood. Both Ceannt (born Edward Thomas Kent 1881) and Thomas MacDonagh played act...
Keywords: Last Letters Before Death, Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
Copy of last letter from Padraig Pearse to his mother. Written when it is clear that he will not see his family again. Although Pearse is heartbroken by the need to part with his family he exhibts great pride in his actions and with almost perfect...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
The letter is from James (Jim) MacDonagh to Muriel MacDonagh expressing condolences on the death of her husband, Thomas MacDonagh. Jim MacDonagh (1881-1931) was a younger brother of Thomas and became an accomplished musician with the British Symph...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
The letter was written by Seaghán to James Ryan. Both were imprisoned after the rising and in the letter, he comments on a number of his fellow prisoners and refers to some organisations the inmates had set up in Wandsworth prison, including Irish...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Agnes "Teresa" Ryan (1888–1967) to her brother James Ryan (1891-1970), sent shortly after he had been sent to Stafford detention camp in England. She writes mainly about their family (especially their mother) and matters at home. She a...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
The letter is written by a friend, Seaghan Z., to James Ryan (1891-1970). Seaghan was also imprisoned after the Rising and the letter is written from Wandsworth Prison to Stafford detention camp, where Ryan was held. The writer refers to some of h...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life, Faith
The letter is from Katherine Brady (K) to James Ryan (1891-1970) and was written while Ryan was imprisoned in Frongach in Wales. She describes in detail a pilgrimage in Lough Derg in which she is taking part (but not enjoying). She also somewhat j...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Joe to James Ryan (1891-1970). The letter was written after James Ryan had been sent to Stafford detention camp in England (the writer learned of this in the 'Freeman's Journal' newspaper). The letter recommends that Ryan visit him in ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Faith
Letter from Father Edward F. Murnane to Margaret Gavan Duffy (1876-1967). Murnane hopes that either George Gavan Duffy (1882-1951) or Margaret herself will suggest to Sir Roger Casement (1864-1916) that he has himself entered as a Catholic on the ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from Denis McCullough (1883-1968) to James Ryan (1891-1970) was written while McCullough was a prisoner in Knutsford prison. In the letter, McCullough notes his surprise that Ryan had been arrested as he was only serving as a doctor durin...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Last Letters Before Death, Official Documents
A copy of the last letter and will of Thomas MacDonagh (1878-1916), found in the papers of Grace Gifford Plunkett. MacDonagh's last letter outlines the details of his surrender, his thoughts on the failure of the Rising and his death sentence. It ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
A letter from Philomena Ryan (1895-1983) to James Ryan (1891-1970). Philomena writes to James enquiring as to his well being and what he requires now that Irish prisoners are able to receive post. She describes the lonely conditions at home and th...
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, Family Life
Letter from Philomena (Phyllis) Frances Ryan (1895-1983) to an imprisoned James Ryan (1891-1970). She refers to letters and parcels that she had sent, and asks him what items he would like to be sent in future. Phyllis also fills Ryan in on news o...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Muriel MacDonagh to Katherine (Kitty) O'Doherty thanking her for the money she had received from Jennie Wyse Power (1858-1941). O'Doherty and Wyse Power were both active in the aid associations set up in the aftermath of the Rising to ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
Letter from Philomena (Phyllis) Frances Ryan (1895-1983) to an imprisoned James Ryan (1891-1970). She refers to newspapers she had sent and to a proposal to send some money or other goods. Phyllis fills in James concerning friends and family and r...
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...
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