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Search Results: 78 Records
Keywords: Love Letters
Letter from May Fay (1897-1976) to James Finn (1877-1922) regarding preparations for their upcoming wedding. In reply to a previous letter fro James May writes that she had not seen the correspondence between Sir General John Maxwell (1859-1929) a...
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
This is an unsigned and undated letter sent to to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond Fitzgerald (1888-1947). The letter seems to have been written while Desmond was still in prison ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter to Nancy O'Rahilly (1875-1961). The writer, Celia, expresses sympathy on Michael's (1875-1916) death and wishes she could be there to comfort Mr. O'Rahilly - 'he died as he wished fighting for his country'. Nancy O'Rahilly was a member of...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, City and Town Life
Letter from Richard Canson (b. 1883), a Protestant farmer's son, to Herbert Henry Asquith (1852-1928), the British prime minister. The letter is written in the period following the 1916 Easter Rising. Canson states that he is writing on behalf of ...
Keywords: Business, Patronage
This letter was written by Augusta Caroline Dillon Clonbrock, Lady Clonbrock (1840-1928) to John Thompson Esq. In the letter Lady Clonbrock thanks Thompson and the board of the hospital for allowing the Clonbrock Co-operative Society an increased ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
A letter from Terence 'Terry' Duffin to his aunt, B. Terence writes of family matters and describes the boredom and monotony of trench warfare. Terence describes the lush green countryside, noting that but for the sound of guns (which never ceases...
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
Letter from John Fitzgibbon (1882-1918). to Fr. Nolan (1867-1941) regarding Fitzgibbon's new address in France. Fr John "Jack" Fitzgibbon SJ was ordained a priest on 31st July 1915. His father, John Fitzgibbon, was a successful draper and Membe...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Faith
Letter from fr John Fitzgibbon (1882-1918) to Father Provincial (1867-1941) regarding a package sent to John Fitzgibbon. Fr John "Jack" Fitzgibbon SJ was ordained a priest on 31st July 1915. His father, John Fitzgibbon, was a successful draper a...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is an undated and unaddressed letter from Dr. Kathleen Lynn (1874-1955), to an unnamed person. In this letter, Dr Lynn states that she has just received a letter from a person in Aylesbury Prison. The Aylesbury prisoner sends her love to all ...
Keywords: Patronage, Art and Literature
Letter from Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh (1883-1958) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946). Máire responds to Hanna's request to recite at her upcoming concert, though Nic Shiubhlaigh apologizes that she is not well and very busy and would not be able ...
Keywords: Patronage, Business
The sender writes to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington regarding the form of letters the Irish Women's Franchise League will send out reminding subscribers to pay dues. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946), suffragette, nationalist, language teacher, wa...
Keywords: Patronage, Business
Deborah Webb writes to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington regarding the latest Irish Women's Franchise League meeting and the location of the key to the meeting room. She also writes about another member, Mrs Connery, who expressed strong sentiments to one ...
Keywords: Patronage, Business
Postcard to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946). The sender writes that they cannot attend a gathering on Saturday, but a friend of theirs will bring desert spoons. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, suffragette, nationalist, language teacher, was the ...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature
Letter from John MacDonagh (1880-1961) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) regarding an upcoming performance that she is putting on, and whether he could come and watch a rehearsal, due to his experience in theatre. John MacDonagh was an Ir...
Keywords: Patronage, Art and Literature
Katie Keevey writes to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington concerning a declined invitation. She suggests asking a fellow attendee if they can sit at her table. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946), suffragette, nationalist, language teacher, was the wido...
Keywords: Patronage, Art and Literature
Letter from Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh (1883-1958) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946). Máire writes that she would be very happy to perform a recommended poem, assuming she is able to learn it in time. Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh was an Irish actress...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to Lady Lillian Spender (1880-1968). Wilfrid writes to warn Lady Lillian that he will not be able to write in the immediate future nor will he be able to receive her letters. Sir Wilfrid Spend...
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: World War 1: 1914-1918
This letter is part of a collection of letters which Denis O' Driscoll (d. 1920) wrote to his daughters Elizabeth (Bessie) and Susanna (Sue) who had earlier emigrated to Boston, Massachusetts. Denis thanks Bessie for ten dollars sent on behalf of ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, World War 1: 1914-1918, Irish Question
A letter from politician and Dublin MP Alfred 'Alfie' Byrne (1882-1956) to Helena Malony (1883-1967), republican, feminist and labour activist, and Helen 'Nellie' Gifford (1880-1971), republican activist. This letter refers to fears that Irishmen ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Private Patrick Furey (b.1895), a member of the 3rd Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers, to Lady Clonbrock (1840-1928). Private Furey was in hospital in Dublin convalescing from a wound received on active service and writes to request ciga...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
This letter, a simple expression of thanks for a gift of bread, was apparently sent to a J M Dane Esq., although it is part of the collection of Lady Clonbrock. The letter was written by Joseph Connolly, a prisoner of war at Berne, Switzerland. Jo...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
The letter is a complaint from James Neazor, a retired excise officer in Limerick, to Augustine Birrell (1850-1933), Chief Secretary for Ireland. Neazor writes that he had been improperly held in the local lunatic asylum for over six years. He wri...
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