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Search Results: 95 Records
Keywords: Crime, Family Life, Irish Question, Politics
A letter from politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947) to his wife Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958) assuring her that he is well in prison. He inquires about news of the family and discusses the arrangement...
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: 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, 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, Politics
The letter from Michael Collins (1890-1922) to James Ryan (1891-1970) is written from Frongach internment camp. Ryan had been imprisoned there with Collins but released early. Collins fills Ryan in on some of the happenings in the camp but mention...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics, Family Life
A letter from Sean T. O'Kelly (1882-1966) to James Ryan (1891-1970). The letter was written after Ryan's release from Frongach but while O'Kelly was still imprisoned and O'Kelly mentions some prisoners who now feel neglected by their friends. O'Ke...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Politics, Official Documents
Letter from John Butler to Lord Wimborne (1873-1939), Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, putting forward his case to be appointed as magistrate for the Borough of Waterford. Butler is the proprietor of Ryan and Butler tea and wine merchants in Waterford....
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
The letter is a facsimile copy of the first page of a letter written by Sir Roger Casement (1864-1916). The letter was written while Casement was in Germany. The letter is critical of the 'transparent lies and obnoxious boastings' or some unnamed ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
The letter is a facsimile copy of a letter written by Sir Roger Casement (1864-1916). In the letter, Casement mentions that he will be going to Berlin. He also refers to a letter to 'H' and to 'other contacts'. Presumably with a view to secrecy, n...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life, Politics
This is a facsimile copy of a letter written by Sir Roger Casement (1864-1916). The letter was written from Munich and refers mainly to Casement's sister who was soon to turn 60. Casement is grieved at having to leave again without seeing his sist...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
The letter is a facsimile copy of a letter written by Sir Roger Casement (1864-1916). By the time this letter was written, Casement had been marginalized by the Rising's planners and his relations with the Germans had become strained as he felt th...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics, World War 1: 1914-1918
The letter is a facsimile copy of a letter written by Sir Roger Casement (1864-1916). In the first part of the letter, Casement refers to his poor physical and mental state. By this time, he had been marginalized by the planners of the Rising and ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
Letter from Colonel Maurice Moore (1854-1939) to Prime Minister, H.H. Asquith (1852-1928) advising him to put a stop to further executions of the leaders of the Easter Rising. He believes it could bring acts of revenge as well as would 'keep the t...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
A letter from playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) to Gertrude Parry (née Bannister). The letter refers to an enclosure that has not survived, and a letter by Shaw that ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
A letter from Dora Shorter (née Sigerson) to Gertrude Parry (née Bannister), a cousin of Sir Roger Casement (1864-1916). The letter refers to arrangements for a meeting between the two. It was written while Casement was imprisoned in Pentonville P...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
A letter from writer, war correspondent and crusading journalist Henry W. Nevinson (1846-1951) to Gertrude Bannister (later Parry), a cousin of Sir Roger Casement (1864-1916). The letter was written while Casement was imprisoned in London after he...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
The letter is from E. Blackwell of the Home Office in London to Gertrude Bannister (later Parry), a cousin of Sir Roger Casement (1864-1916). The letter was written while Casement was imprisoned in London after he had been arrested while landing o...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
This letter is from Joseph Delaney to Alice Stopford Green (1847-1929). It was sent from Maryborough (now Portlaoise) in Queen's County (now Laois). A campaign was launched featuring many prominent figures such as W.B. Yeats and George Bernard Sha...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
Letter from John J. O’Mahony to Alice Stopford Green (1847-1929). A campaign was launched featuring many prominent figures such as W.B. Yeats and George Bernard Shaw to secure a reprieve for Casement but he was hanged on 3 August 1916. O'Mahony wa...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
A letter from Ella Young (1867–1956) to Alice Stopford Green (1847-1929). In this letter, written on 6 August 1916, Young reports on the collection of signatures for the reprieve of Roger Casement, who was hanged for treason on 3 August, as well a...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Crime, Politics, Official Documents
A letter from George Gavan Duffy (1882-1951) to the under secretary of state for the Home Office in London, E. Blackwell. This letter is in response to the Secretary of State's decision to apply the capital punishment amendment of 1868 to the exec...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
In this letter, dated 30 July 1916, James O’Shea writes to Alice Stopford Green (1847-1929) to tell her of the unanimous opposition of the Public Boards of County Kerry to the execution of Roger Casement (who was charged with treason after being a...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Politics
Letter is from Count Georg von Wedel (1862-1943) of the German Foreign Officer to Roger Casement (1865-1916). Wedel is returning a letter from Robert Monteith (1880-1956) 'Having taken the necessary steps at the Ministry of War'. Monteith was the ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Politics
Letter from Corporal Louis Hahn to Roger Casement (1864-1916). Hahn's letter reports on the activities of the Irish Brigade in early November 1915 and refers specifically to a number of men found guilty of drunkenness. The Irish Brigade had been s...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Politics
Letter from Timothy Quinlisk (1895-1920) to Sir Roger Casement (1865-1916). Quinlisk was a member of the Irish Brigade, a brigade established by Casement from Irish prisoners in German prisoner of war camps. Quinlisk refers to events events at Zos...
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