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Keywords: Business
This is a letter from Alice Katherine Wynne (1833-1928), written on behalf of her husband, to a Mr Oliver. The letter describes Albert Augustus Wynne's confidence in the garden facilities and the gardener that will be made available to rent by Mr ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a list of demands written by Thomas MacDonagh (1878-1916), one of the executed leaders of the Rising. MacDonagh was a poet and teacher. A leading member of the Dublin Brigade of the Irish Volunteers, he was one of the principle organizers ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a collection of postcards produced in the aftermath of the Easter Rising showing staged images of British troops at barricades and scenes of destruction around the city. These postcards come from the Daily Sketch series that was published ...
Keywords: Last Letters Before Death
This letter is from Éamonn Ceannt (1881-1916) to his wife Áine Ceannt (née Ní Bhraonáin) (1880-1954). The letter was written before Ceannt's trial, which took place on 4 May. He writes that he is in good spirits and hopes that Áine and son, RónÁn,...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Sir Ivor Churchill Guest, Lord Wimborne (1873-1939) to Sir John Grenfell Maxwell (1859-1929). The letter was written after the suppression of the Rising and two days before the first executions of the leaders. Wimborne praises Maxwell ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Sir Ivor Churchill Guest, Lord Wimborne (1873-1939) to Sir John Grenfell Maxwell (1859-1929). The letter was written after the suppression of the Easter Rising and two days before the first executions of the leaders. Wimborne praises t...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A postcard from Eoin C Mac Giolla Comhghall to Nancy O'Rahilly (1875-1961). The writer (a Catholic Priest) sends a short blessing, in Irish, to Mrs.O'Rahilly and her new-born son. Nancy O'Rahilly was a member of the Provisional Council of Cumann...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Eiblín Ní Sheaghda to Nancy O'Rahilly (1875-1961). Ní Sheaghda expresses her sympathy and that of the people of Dingle on the death of the O'Rahilly (1875-1916) and says that prayers are being offered for 'those noble heroes'. Nancy ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter of condolence to Nancy O'Rahilly (1875-1961). The writer expresses sympathy with Mrs. O'Rahilly on the death of her husband - she will be calling on her when in Dublin. Nancy O'Rahilly was a member of the Provisional Council of ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a pass issued by the military to Edward Walsh (d. 1935), an employee of the Great Southern and Western Railway at Kingsbridge Station (now Heuston Station), to allow him to travel in Dublin in the aftermath of the Easter Rising. Walsh was ...
Keywords: Patronage, Official Documents
A letter from Mr Edmund Loftus Wickham (b. 1889) to the Chief Secretary of Ireland Augustine Birrell (1850-1933). Wickham writes to request a cadetship in the RIC, a position that Wickham had failed to achieve previously. Wickham lists his qualifi...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Official Documents
This letter was written by Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939). In the letter Nathan is requesting that Chamberlain forward him reports concerning the whereabouts of every member of Chamberlain's staff in Dublin from the 22 April to 1 May. Nathan remar...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from Patrick O'Donoghue to the 'acting secretary, Irish Government'. At this brief period there had been no official Chief Secretary for Ireland due to the resignation of Augustine Birrell (1850-1933) following the failure of his ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from M. Atkinson Williams, the Principal of the Southlands Training College for the Chief Secretary of Ireland. Williams offers her services as an educator in light of the young age of many of the participants in the Rising. She suggests th...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Fr Austin Hartigan SJ (1882-1916) to Fr Thomas V Nolan SJ (1867-1941), ca end of May 1916 in which he describes his journey up the Tigris river, Mesopotamia. He describes been help up on account of his health, enteritis, and that the B...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Faith
Letter from Irish Jesuit Chaplain, Fr Daniel Roche SJ (1882-1961) to his Father Provincial, Thomas V Nolan SJ (1867-1941), May 1916. Roche writes an exciting account of surviving through a high explosive bombardment while conducting a burial detai...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This letter is from Nancy O'Rahilly (1875-1961) to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947). Mrs. O'Rahilly acknowledged Mrs. FitzGerald's letter and enclosure and ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Official Documents
This letter was sent by A. J. Loughborough Ball to Augustine Birrell. In this letter Ball refers to the recent damage caused in Dublin city due to the Easter Rising and promotes his own candidacy as an insurance surveyor in connection with assessi...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from George A. French (1864-1950) to the leaders of the Easter Rising in Enniscorthy. In this typed letter, Colonel French acknowledges the receipt of a communication from the leaders of the Rising, and writes that their surrender...
Keywords: Last Letters Before Death, Family Life
This is the last letter and will of Thomas MacDonagh. MacDonagh wrote the letter after hearing his sentence of death by firing squad. The letter outlines the details of his surrender, his thoughts on the failure of the Rising and his death sentenc...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Last Letters Before Death, Official Documents
A copy of the last letter and will of Thomas MacDonagh (1878-1916), found in the papers of Grace Gifford Plunkett. MacDonagh's last letter outlines the details of his surrender, his thoughts on the failure of the Rising and his death sentence. It ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter is from journalist and unionist Robert John Lynn (1873-1945) to Sir John Maxwell (1859-1929). Lynn writes to Maxwell about a rumour that the arms of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), established to defend Ulster from the imposition of Hom...
Keywords: Business, World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
Letter written by Fr. John McCarthy, (b.1875)Leadville, Colorado, U.S.A. on 2nd May 1916 to Mrs. Sarah Kelly (1857-1920) (addressed 'Mrs. P.J. Kelly' as Sarah was widow of Peter J. Kelly), The Octagon, Westport, Co. Mayo. The writer enclosed a 'dr...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Official Documents
This letter was written by R. Hutchinson on behalf of the general officer commanding-in-chief the forces in Ireland, Sir John Grenfell Maxwell (1859-1929). The letter was addressed to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939). Nathan was the under-secretary ...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from J.W. Delaney to Nicholas Lamb, town clerk for Longford District Council, concerning the repayment of town rates.
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