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Search Results: 60 Records
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: Art and Literature, Family Life, Children
A typed circular letter signed by Micheál Ó Duibhguin, Secretary of Cumann na bPíobairí, requesting financial contributions for the family of Bridget Kenny (d. 1915), known as the 'Queen of Irish Fiddlers'. Kenny had been a musician but due to pro...
Keywords: Suffrage, Politics, Art and Literature
Note from Clara Moser to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) regarding a correction to a recent print in the Irish Citizen. Clara Moser was the secretary of the Irishwomen's Reform League, a non-party and non-militant suffrage organization, an...
Keywords: Business
Letter from Sir Matthew Nathan to Alexander McDowell. Nathan is writing to McDowell in relation to unemployment in the mills and factories in Belfast. The letter thanks Mr McDowell for his assurance that rumours of possible unemployment in the wea...
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...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from James Davidson (1877-1916) to his mother, Clara Mary Davidson expressing frustration at the delay in going to front. In spite of this frustration Davidson does note that they have been provided with comfortable billets and that he has ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from James Davidson (1877-1916) to his mother, Clara Mary Davidson from behind the lines before going into action. Expresses frustration at delay in going to front tempered by being in comfortable billets, getting plenty of exercise, and vi...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister, Katie (b.1884). Peter thanks Katie for the pouch of tobacco that was sent his way. He reports that the war seems to be getting no better, possibly referring to the British failure to break the Germa...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Family Life
A letter from John (Jack) Cromien (1893-1916) to Maggie, informing her he has a bad cold and the only night he was out was on Wednesday to go to the barbers. He doesn’t expect to be better before Sunday and apologises for not writing sooner. The l...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Lady Anne Lambton (1870 - 1922) to Lady Londonderry (1856 - 1919). This letter concerns the collection of garments at the depot. Lady Lambton states that they are short of hands presently and writes about an appeal for Christmas dinner...
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: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from Lady Anne Lambton (1870 - 1922) to Lady Londonderry (1856 - 1919). This letter concerns a meeting that took place in Durham with Lady Lambton remarking that she was glad Lady Londonderry had not attended due to the presence of unplea...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Business, Art and Literature
Letter from Florence Haughton to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) on enclosing money for a copy of the latest "The Citizen." Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, suffragette, nationalist, language teacher, was the founder of the Irish Women’s Franchise...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, City and Town Life
This is a letter from Richard O'Carroll (1876-1916) to an unknown person. In this letter, O'Carroll asks the recipient to help a Mrs. Tracy[?] to get "one of the houses on Church St.". He notes that "her husband is one of our best members". A note...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister, Katie (b.1884). Peter acknowledges delivery of the nail scissors that he had requested on the 9 November. Peter writes that he's quite well and happy and requests that Katie send him on some numer...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A short letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary. Marie writes to reassure her mother that she is feeling fine and is back on duty in the hospital. She mentions that a parcel she is waiting for hasn't arrived yet. Marie Helena Ma...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
This is a letter from Edward O'Farrell (1857-1926), assistant under-secretary for Ireland, to Sir Reginald H Brade (1864-1933), the secretary at the War Office in London. This letter is issued on the instructions of the lords justices of Ireland a...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from James Davidson (1877-1916) to his mother, Clara Mary, describing the relatively comfortable billet he is in at the moment, the awful weather, and his recent sickness. Davidson describes various duties concerning working with and repair...
Keywords: Patronage
A letter from John J Thompson (1872-1924), Registrar Royal Hospital for Incurables to Augusta Caroline Dillon, Lady Clonbrock (1840-1928), 13 November 1915. Thompson firstly acknowledges receipt of a letter from Lady Clonbrock the month previous. ...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from the Foreman of Works to Charles Arthur Munro (1869-1952), Governor of Mountjoy Prison. In this letter, the foreman reports that a large portion of a wall, which acts as the boundary between the prison and the property of the North Circ...
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: Patronage, Politics, City and Town Life
Letter from Evelyn Gleeson (1855-1944) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) acknowledging Hanna's card and expressing her apologies for not being more useful. Evelyn Gleeson established Dun Emer Press with Lily and Elizabeth Yeats, though she...
Keywords: Business
A letter from F. A. Downing, county solicitor for Kerry, to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939), under-secretary for Ireland. The writer is representing Kerry County Council in seeking adjustment of the rules for appointment of management committee mem...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from James Davidson (1877-1916) to his mother, Clara Mary, describing life in the field, weather conditions, and the lack of food and provisions. Thus he very much welcomes parcels from home. James sends congratulations and best wishes back...
Keywords: Business
A letter from an anonymous 'Loyal Subject' to Ivor Churchill Guest, Lord Wimborne (1873-1939). The letter concerns a move by the Kerry County Council to change the criteria for appointment of the management committee of the Tralee and Dingle Light...
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