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Search Results: 64 Records
Keywords: Art and Literature
A letter from James Stephens to John MacDonagh (1880-1961). Stephens refers to the posthumous publication of some of the poems of John's brother, Thomas MacDonagh (1878-1916), one of the signatories of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic, execu...
Keywords: Art and Literature
Letter from the Irish writer George Russell (known by the pseudonym Æ) to Jane Coffey (1857-?). In the letter, dated only "Sunday", Russell apologises for missing a meeting of the Junior Irish Literary Theatre. He was in the West lecturing and had...
Keywords: Art and Literature
This is a letter from Patrick Langford Beazley (1855-1924) to his son Piaras Béaslaí (1881-1965). Patrick discusses Piaras submitting an article under a pseudonym on the Irish language for the St. Patrick's day edition of an unnamed newspaper. He ...
Keywords: Art and Literature
This is a letter from Thomas Nally (1869-1932) to W.B. Yeats (1865-1939). The letter concerns Nally's decision to change the names of some of the characters in his play 'Spancel of Death'. Thomas Nally was an Irish playwright and colleague of WB...
Keywords: Art and Literature
This postcard was sent from St John Ervine (1883-1971) to Thomas Nally (1869-1932). The postcard concerns the naming of the characters in Nally's play, the Spancel of Death. Thomas Nally was an Irish playwright and colleague of WB Yeats. His wor...
Keywords: Art and Literature
This is a typescript copy of the handwritten letter from Henry Robinson (1857-1927) to Thomas Nally. Robinson states that he has read his play, the Spancel of Death, remarking that it is 'powerful' and 'held me spell bound'. He points out an histo...
Keywords: Art and Literature
This is a letter from Sir Henry Augustus Robinson (1857-1927) to Thomas Nally (1869-1932). Robinson writes to apologise for having kept Nally's play, the Spancel of Death, for so long. Robinson hopes that Nally's play will be printed. Sir Henry ...
Keywords: Art and Literature, Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from Peter McBrien to Geraldine Plunkett Dillon (1891-1986). The letter refers to a collection of Joseph's poetry which was posthumously published under the title 'The poems of Joseph Mary Plunkett' and edited by Geraldine, who also provi...
Keywords: Art and Literature
The letter is from Rev. J. Bradley PP, County Antrim. Bradley writes to to request a copy of Piaras Béaslaí's play, 'Fear na Miliúin Punt'. Piaras Béaslaí (born Percy Frederick Beazley) was an English born writer, revolutionary, politician, lan...
Keywords: Art and Literature
A letter from Brother Pius, a Christian Brother in St. Joseph's. Kilmacow, County Kilkenny to Piaras or Pierce Béaslaí, born Percy Beazley (1881-1965). The letter requests two copies of Béaslaí's play 'Fear na Millúin Punt'. Piaras Béaslaí (born...
Keywords: Art and Literature, Irish Question, Politics
A letter from Patrick Pearse (1879-1916) to Seamus Doyle, a member of the Irish Volunteers in Enniscorthy, County Wexford. This letter refers to the use of Pearse's image on the cover of a publication. He writes that an image of Robert Emmet would...
Keywords: Art and Literature, Irish Question, Politics
This is a typed copy of a letter from Patrick Pearse (1879-1916) to Seamus Doyle, a member of the Irish Volunteers in Enniscorthy, County Wexford. This letter refers to the use of Pearse's image on the cover of a publication. He writes that an ima...
Keywords: Art and Literature, Irish Question, Politics
This is a typed copy of a letter from Patrick Pearse (1879-1916) to Seamus Doyle, a member of the Irish Volunteers in Enniscorthy, County Wexford. This letter refers to the use of Pearse's image on the cover of a publication. He writes that an ima...
Keywords: Art and Literature, Irish Question, Politics
This is a letter from Michael Joseph O'Rahilly (1875-1916) to Hely's Limited, a printing company in Dublin. O'Rahilly writes enclosing the money owed to Hely's from a bill accrued by the Irish Volunteers. It appears that he never got a chance to d...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Art and Literature
Letter from Walter Edgeworth-Johnstone (1863–1937), the chief commissioner of the Dublin Metropolitan Police Force, to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939). The letter answers a series of questions posed by Robert Anderson in a previous letter concernin...
Keywords: Children, Official Documents, Art and Literature
This is a letter from Matthew Nathan to J. G. Swift Mac Neill.The letter regards complaints made about Robert Louis Stevenson's book 'Kidnapped'. Nathan claims the words which exception is being taken are good English words, asking MacNeill to tak...
Keywords: Children, Art and Literature
This is a letter from Andrew Philip Magill to J. G. Swift MacNeill (1849-1926), Irish Politician. The letter is an acknowledgement of a letter sent from MacNeill to Augustine Birrell (1850-1933), the chief secretary of Ireland, regarding the use o...
Keywords: Children, Official Documents, Art and Literature
This is a letter from William George Lyon (1868-1939), a publisher, to J. G. Swift MacNeill.The letter concerns the use of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel 'Kidnapped' on the school syllabus. In the letter Lyon states the book is unsuitable for Iris...
Keywords: Art and Literature
This is a letter from J .G . Swift Mac Neill (1849-1926), Irish politician, to Augustine Birrell (1850-1933) the Chief Secretary for Ireland. The letter concerns the use of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel 'Kidnapped' on the school syllabus, which s...
Keywords: Art and Literature, Business
Letter from John J. Farrell (1876-1959) et al. to Robert Chalmers. The letter concerns the tax on the theatre, music halls and cinemas of Dublin 8. In the letter, Farrell claims that he and the signatories represent the District's theatres etc. an...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Irish Question, Art and Literature
This is a letter from a representative of the Royal Library of Belgium to Mrs J. R. Green (Alice Stopford Green) (1847-1929), wife of historian John Richard Green (1837-1883). Stopford Green was a nationalist, involved in the Howth gun-running, a ...
Keywords: Business, Official Documents, Art and Literature
This is a letter from Joseph Brennan to John J. Farrell. In the letter Brennan states that he is writing on behalf of Chalmers in reference to a previous letter sent by Farrell and others regarding a theatre tax. Brennan states that an interview w...
Keywords: Art and Literature, Politics
A postcard from Herbert Pim (1883-1950) to John Sweetman (1884-1936). Pim writes to Sweetman about reissuing 'The Resurrection of Hungary', a book written by Arthur Griffith (1872-1922) and first published in 1904. Pim writes to inquire if Sweetma...
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: Art and Literature
This letter was written by Thomas MacDonagh (1878 - 1916) to Alice Furlong (1871 - 1946). MacDonagh writes in order to request Miss Furlong's permission to print her poetry in his newly published book of studies in Irish and Anglo-Irish literature...
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