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Search Results: 147 Records
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from Caitlín Burgess (Brugha) (1879-1959) to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958). Caitlín Brugha apologises for missing Mrs. FitzGerald when she called to her house and indicates when she will be available for ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from Denis McCullough (1883-1968) to James Ryan (1891-1970) was written while McCullough was a prisoner in Knutsford prison. In the letter, McCullough notes his surprise that Ryan had been arrested as he was only serving as a doctor durin...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
Letter from Philomena (Phyllis) Frances Ryan (1895-1983) to an imprisoned James Ryan (1891-1970). She refers to letters and parcels that she had sent, and asks him what items he would like to be sent in future. Phyllis also fills Ryan in on news o...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
Letter from Philomena (Phyllis) Frances Ryan (1895-1983) to an imprisoned James Ryan (1891-1970). She refers to newspapers she had sent and to a proposal to send some money or other goods. Phyllis fills in James concerning friends and family and r...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from K.B. to James Ryan (1891-1970). K.B. describes that '...writing to an engaged young man is a rather delicate matter...', suggesting that she has an attachment to James. K.B. writes that everybody is delighted to hear that James is do...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from James Ryan (1891–1970) to Liam Ó Briain (1888-1974). The letter was sent from Stafford Detention Camp shortly before both men were transferred to Frongoch. In the letter, Ryan refers to Harry Nicholls [spelled 'Nichols' in the letter] ...
Keywords: Love Letters
Letter from May Fay (1897-1976) to James Finn (1877-1922) regarding her everyday activities and preparations for their upcoming marriage. May also briefly mentions reading the published correspondence between Sir General John Maxwell (1859-1929) a...
Keywords: Love Letters
Letter from James Finn (1877-1922) to May Fay (1897-1976) regarding arrangements for their upcoming wedding. James Finn was a civil servant, working in the National Health Service Commission on Mount Street. While neither James nor May were poli...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This letter is from Robert Childers Barton (1881-1975), officer in charge of prisoners' effects, Richmond Barracks, to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947). The...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
An acquaintance of the writer's brother, anonymous and unknown to Madeleine, upon hearing of the death of 'The' O'Rahilly, sends a cheque, asking that a draft for the same amount be sent to Mrs. O'Rahilly - the donor only wanting to be identified ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter of condolence from Julia Evans to Nancy O'Rahilly (1875-1961). The writer expresses sorrow for Mrs. O'Rahilly's loss. The writer's own husband was recently released and was in a terrible state, having been wounded in action at the...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
A letter from Davie English to his brother Patrick English (1894-1970), a prisoner in Frongoch. While this letter is undated, it is clear from the context that the letter was written not long after the Rising. In the letter, Davie tells his brothe...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from Henry Englefield (b. 1844), to the secretary for Ireland. In the letter Englefield suggests that army camps should be set up through the Ireland to further the peace. He goes on to state that if each camp held up to two thousand Engl...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter to Patrick English (1894-1970) in Stafford Prison, from his mother Kate English (b. 1855). She inquires after his health and visiting him when he is sent to Frongoch. She mentions a 'May' (probably Patrick's sister May) who sent Patrick a p...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This letter is from Kate English to her son Patrick. This letter was written by Kate shortly after she found out that Patrick had been sent to Wales. Kate immediately asks for all the details concerning when and for how long she can visit in addit...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from Patrick English to his mother Kate. In the letter Patrick describes the Frongoch conditions to his mother. According to Patrick if it were not for the rain the camp 'would be all right'. Patrick also tells his mother not to v...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from Esther Dickson, Ahoghill, to the Chief Secretary's Office.
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from Henry Caddell, a clerk at Dublin Castle, to the Longford Urban District Council concerning a surplus of money generated from the sale of licenses under the Dog Regulation (Ireland) Act 1865 in Longford for the year 1915.
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This letter is from Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947), to A.T. Munro (1869-1952), the governor of Mountjoy prison. Mabel had written a letter to her husband ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
George White, the author of the letter, is a clerk working in George Gavan Duffy's (1882-1951) legal practice. He acknowledges Blythe's letter of 29 May in the absence of Gavan Duffy and says he will bring it to his attention shortly. George Gav...
Keywords: City and Town Life
A letter from Edward O'Farrell (1857-1926) a butler working in Bournemouth. The letter concerns an application by Hamilton for official documents that would grant him permission to travel to Belfast on holiday. The letter states that at the time n...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Official Documents
A letter from Edward O'Farrell (1857-1926), the assistant under-secretary for Ireland, to Patrick O'Donoghue (b. 1888). The letter refers to a pervious letter sent by O'Donoghue regarding the whereabouts of town councillor Patrick Joseph Ryan (b. ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Faith
A letter from James H. Hampton (1858-1931) to Robert Chalmers (1858-1938), the under-secretary for Ireland. In the letter Hampton complains about receiving a Roman Catholic pastoral letter which was forwarded by the Chief Secretary's Office, despi...
Keywords: Crime, Official Documents
A letter from Robert Brown to Sir Robert Chalmers (1858-1938). The letter concerns a payment that Brown feels is owed to him. He writes to Chalmers to express his frustrations about not being paid in accordance to what he was promised by the poli...
Keywords: Business, Official Documents, City and Town Life
Letter to the Chief Secretary's Office from an unspecified sender. The letter concerns public houses in Finglas, Dublin, stating that they are disruptive, naming specifically J. J. Flood, owned by James Joseph Flood (b. 1872). The author states th...
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