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Search Results: 74 Records
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, 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: Faith
A letter from Fr John J. Murphy C.S.Sp., a Congregation of the Holy Spirit priest in Kimmage, Dublin, to Rev Dr John F. Hogan (1858-1918). In the letter, Fr Murphy agrees to conduct a retreat to mark the start of the scholastic year and requests i...
Keywords: Crime, Faith
This is a letter from Brother Vincent O'Kelly in Rochestown Monastery to the Chief Secretary's office, Dublin. O'Kelly requests an official to come and see him, asking that they come in person rather than write as he would not receive the letter. ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Faith
A letter from James H. Hampton (1858-1931) to Robert Chalmers (1858-1938), the under-secretary for Ireland. In the letter Hampton complains about receiving a Roman Catholic pastoral letter which was forwarded by the Chief Secretary's Office, despi...
Keywords: Faith
A letter from John Waters to John Francis Hogan (1858–1918). In this letter Rev Waters (b. 1871) is asking Hogan for information about the programme of examination for a bachelor of arts degree in Theology at Maynooth so his students can prepare t...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Business, Faith, Irish Question, City and Town Life, Love Letters, World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from Nellie May Preston (b.1890) to her fiancé Albert G. Woodman (1891-1969) describing the impact of the Rising on the daily life of the family. The letter appears to be in two parts. The first five pages are clearly written by Nellie. ...
Keywords: Faith, World War 1: 1914-1918
This letter was written by Fr Francis Browne to Fr Thomas Nolan during his time as a chaplain in the First World War giving him news about his work, health and religious endeavours. Browne describes his duties and everyday activities as a chaplain...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Politics, Faith, Irish Question, Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Miss C. Moran to Bishop Edward Thomas O'Dwyer (1842-1917), who served as the Bishop of Limerick from 1888 until his death. In this letter Moran expresses disdain at the stance taken by John Redmond (1856 – 1918), in view of the recent ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Faith
This letter was written by Richard Barry O’Brien (1847–1918), to Bishop Edward Thomas O'Dwyer (1842-1917), who served as the Bishop of Limerick from 1888 until his death. O’Brien wrote this letter to O‘Dwyer on behalf of Irish nuns in Ypres. Accor...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Faith
This letter was written by Sir General John Grenfell Maxwell (1859 – 1929), to Bishop Edward Thomas O'Dwyer (1842-1917), who served as the Bishop of Limerick from 1888 until his death. In this letter Maxwell is requesting that O’Dwyer remove two p...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Faith
This letter was written by Fr James O’Shea (1873 – 1927), to General John Grenfell Maxwell (1859 – 1929). This letter concerns the conduct of Fr Michael Hayes (1873 – 1934), and Fr Thomas Wall (1877 – 1956). According to the letter Maxwell conside...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Faith
Letter from Irish Jesuit Chaplain, Fr Daniel Roche SJ (1882-1961) to his Father Provincial, Thomas V Nolan SJ (1867-1941), May 1916. Roche writes an exciting account of surviving through a high explosive bombardment while conducting a burial detai...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, Family Life, World War 1: 1914-1918, Faith
This letter is from the papers of George Naphthali Hackney (c. 1889-1977), a Lance Corporal from Clifton, Belfast. Before his time in the army, he worked as a book-keeper for a florist. He was the youngest in a Presbyterian family of six, with thr...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, Easter Rising Ireland 1916, World War 1: 1914-1918, Irish Question, Faith
This letter is from the collection of Lady Lillian Spender, wife of the author, Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876 - 1960). The letters date mainly from 1915 to 1918, when Sir Wilfrid was serving in France. The letters concern politics, the Irish que...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Business, Faith
Letter from Francis M. Shaw (1881-1924) to Father Provincial Thomas V. Nolan (1867-1941) regarding Shaw's new position and new address in a hospital in France. Francis M. Shaw worked in the 16th General Field Hospital at Le Traporte. He was ord...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Faith, City and Town Life
Letter from Francis M. Shaw (1881-1924) to the Father Provincial Thomas V Nolan (1867-1941) regarding Shaw's new address in France. Francis, or Frank, Shaw SJ was born in Ennis, county Clare. He was ordained on 31 July 1916 at Milltown Park, Du...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Business, Faith, City and Town Life
Letter from Francis M. Shaw (1881-1924) to the Father Provincial Thomas V Nolan (1867-1941) regarding Shaw's responsibilities at work and his time schedule. Francis, or Frank, Shaw SJ was born in Ennis, county Clare. He was ordained on 31 July ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Business, Faith
Letter from Francis M. Shaw (1881-1924) to the Father Provincial Thomas V Nolan (1867-1941) regarding Shaw's new address and his duties. Francis, or Frank, Shaw SJ was born in Ennis, county Clare. He was ordained on 31 July 1916 at Milltown Par...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Faith
Letter from Francis M. Shaw (1881-1924) to the Father Provincial Thomas V Nolan (1867-1941) regarding Shaw's new address. Francis, or Frank, Shaw SJ was born in Ennis, county Clare. He was ordained on 31 July 1916 at Milltown Park, Dublin. Fr S...
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, Faith
Letter from Francis M. Shaw (1881-1924) to the Father Provincial Thomas V Nolan (1867-1941) regarding Shaw's recent voyage. Francis, or Frank, Shaw SJ was born in Ennis, county Clare. He was ordained on 31 July 1916 at Milltown Park, Dublin. Fr...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Faith
Letter from Fr Francis M. Shaw (1881-1924) to Father Provincial Thomas V. Nolan (1867-1941) about Shaw's travels in Durban. Francis, or Frank, Shaw SJ was born in Ennis, county Clare. He was ordained on 31 July 1916 at Milltown Park, Dublin. Fr...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Faith
Letter from Francis M. Shaw (1881-1924) to the Father Provincial Thomas V Nolan (1867-1941) regarding Shaw's new address and the people who he met there. Francis, or Frank, Shaw SJ was born in Ennis, county Clare. He was ordained on 31 July 1916...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Faith
Letter from Francis M. Shaw (1881-1924) to Father Provincial Thomas V. Nolan (1867-1941) regarding his work on the hospital ship "Delta" and the Catholics who he met there. Francis, or Frank, Shaw SJ was born in Ennis, county Clare. He was ordai...
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