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Search Results: 93 Records
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from a prisoner of war, Private M. Cahill, 5th Company, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Private Cahill was on active service in World War I and thanks Lady Clonbrock for cigarettes she has sent via the 'Tobacco Fund' in Lo...
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: World War 1: 1914-1918
Postcard from CD Groom on behalf of Lady MacDonnell, of the Irish Women's Association, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Groom acknowledges the receipt of a letter enquiring if a John Murphy of the 3rd Connaught Rangers was included in the care packa...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
This is a letter from Daulat Ram Kalia, an Indian student. Kalia is writing in the hope that his letter will be brought to the attention of the Viceroy of Ireland, Sir Ivor Churchill Guest, Lord Wimbrone (1873-1939). Kalia was writing to complain ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from Terence "Terry" Duffin to his mother, Maria. Terry writes about the death of Mrs. Margaret Duffin, his aunt. Terence is shocked at the news and expresses concern for his cousins Marjorie and Sam at home, and Thomas, who is off at war. ...
Keywords: Medicine, City and Town Life
Letter from Margaret Huxley to Thomas Percy Kirkpatrick relating to the proposed College of Nursing. While she believes that some points need alteration Huxley believes the scheme will help the nursing profession. Additionally, Huxley expresses co...
Keywords: Patronage
Michael Joseph O'Rahilly (1875-1916), 'The' O'Rahilly, writes to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) to say that he can not lecture for her convention though he would like to. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) suffragette, nationalist, lang...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939), the under-secretary for Ireland, to the Treasury. Nathan served as under-secretary for Ireland from 1914 to 1916. In 1916 Nathan, and his chief secretary Augustine Birrell (1850-1933), each offered their...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
This copy of a telegram is part of a large correspondence from Captain James Davidson (1877-1916) to his parents. This telegram informs Captain David's parents that, although he was 'slightly wounded, he remained at duty. Davidson, who was Mana...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Crime
Letter from George Hugh Mercer (b. 1872), private secretary in the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) Office, Dublin Castle to the secretary in the Department of Recruiting for Ireland. The letter details a school being set up to train non-commissione...
Keywords: Crime
The letter is from Denis J. Lynch to Piaras or Pierce Béaslaí, (1881-1965). The letter refers to a court case against Lynch's brother. Lynch asks that Béaslaí, as a member of the Journalists' Association of Ireland, to stop the publication of the ...
Keywords: Love Letters
Letter from James Finn (1877-1922) to May Fay (1897-1976) about his journey back to Dublin. James asks after Christy and hopes to send on a present to May in the coming week. James Finn was a civil servant, working in the National Health Service...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A telegram from Samuel Cleland Davidson (1846-1921) to his son, James (1877-1916). The telegram refers to an injury reported by James to his mother in his letter of 29 February and is from his father noting he was injured, returned to duty and enq...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from an Irish prisoner of war, Joseph Connolly, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Connolly writes to acknowledge receipt of a package of bread sent by Lady Clonbrock. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dillon...
Keywords: Crime, Official Documents
A letter from Basil Home Thomson (1861-1939), the Assistant Commissioner of Police at New Scotland Yard, to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939), the under-secretary for Ireland. The Assistant Commissioner is asking Nathan to take the necessary steps to...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from James Davidson (1877-1916) to his sister, Kathleen. Davidson thanks his sister Kathleen for food parcels. He writes her that the usual intermittent strafing with little damage is continuing; the weather is cold with snow; the trenche...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from John Nevin, Longford town sergeant, acknowledging the collection of rents and rates in Longford and when the town's lamps were lit.
Keywords: Love Letters
Letter from James Finn (1877-1922) to May Fay (1897-1976) teasing May about her sentimentality and informing her on the progress of her gift. James Finn was a civil servant, working in the National Health Service Commission on Mount Street. Whil...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
This is a letter from Frederick Hugh Crawford (1862-1952) to Lady Ruby Carson (née Frewen; 1881-1966). Crawford writes to Lady Carson in connection with a casket he received for his service. He also writes about his loyalty to his fellow Ulstermen...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from Thomas Hugh Milroy (1869-1950), Professor of Physiology at Queen's University Belfast to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939), Under-Secretary for Ireland. In May 1916 Nathan resigned as Under-Secretary, along with his Chief-Secretary August...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from Sir Edward O’Farrell (c.1857-1926), the assistant under-secretary, to Arthur Edward Moore(b. 1872), a Professor of Pathology at University College Cork. As a person licensed to carry out experiments on animals, A.E. Moore was obliged...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics
Letter from Agnes Doyle to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) regarding payment for tickets. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington suffragette, nationalist, language teacher, was the widow of Francis Sheehy-Skeffington (who was summarily executed on 26 Apr...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Patrick Langford Beazley to Piaras Béaslaí (1881-1965) on Zeppelin bombing raids in Hull and other places in England. He remarks that many people have broken noses as a consequence of stumbling about during the blackouts. Patrick Lan...
Keywords: Crime, Official Documents
Letter from Edward O'Farrell (1857-1926) to Edward Joseph McWeeney (1864-?). In this letter O'Farrell is asking for McWeeney's expertise in a murder investigation. McWeeney is to examine clothing for blood stains for the police. The accused man wa...
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...
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