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Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Peggie O'Sullivan to James Ryan (1891-1970). O'Sullivan writes from Birmingham shortly after Ryan had been moved from Stafford to Frongach. She offers to send a parcel and asks what Ryan would like to receive. She also enquires about ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, City and Town Life, Politics
This is a letter from Mary M. to James Ryan (1891-1970). She says that she's sorry he's being moved to Frongoch prison, but that her father is there and that he should look him up. She tells him about the exam results that have come out, and says ...
Keywords: City and Town Life
A letter from L. Murphy to Bridget "Bridie" O'Neill (1897-1941). The writer hopes that their friends arrived home safely and avoiding the rain. Murphy describes the process of writing of the letter and encloses Bridget's key.
Keywords: Faith
A letter from Fr John J. Murphy C.S.Sp., a Congregation of the Holy Spirit priest in Kimmage, Dublin, to Rev Dr John F. Hogan (1858-1918). In the letter, Fr Murphy agrees to conduct a retreat to mark the start of the scholastic year and requests i...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
Maeve Cavanagh (d. 1960) was proclaimed the 'poetess of the revolution' by James Connolly and sister of cartoonist Ernest Cavanagh who was shot dead on steps of Liberty Hall, a civilian casualty during the Easter Rising. This letter, sent to Briti...
Keywords: Crime, Official Documents
Letter addressed to Robert Chalmers from C.K. O'Hare referring to the Visiting Committee report on H.M. Prison Sligo. Sir Robert Chalmers (1858 - 1938) was sent to Ireland as replacement under-secretary for Sir Matthew Nathan, who had resigned a...
Keywords: Crime, Official Documents
This letter is addressed to Sir. Robert Chalmers from M. J. Burke. This letter concerns the appointment of members to serve on a Visiting Committee for Belfast prison. A draft list is enclosed with the letter. Sir Robert Chalmers (1858 - 1938) w...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (1866-1955). In this letter, Marie thanks her mother for sending news of her family and also for sending tobacco, which Marie is keeping for "her Paddies". Marie also describes h...
Keywords: Country Life
Florence Mary Winifred (Flo) Clancy (1884-1958) lived all her life in the same house in Kilrush on the street generally known as Moore Street, but later renamed briefly Clancy Street, in honour of her first cousin Peadar Clancy (1888-1920). Mary A...
Keywords: Medicine, Business, City and Town Life
Letter from Alfred Miller (1884-1942) to the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) regarding an application for the vacant position of Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine in the Royal College of Surgeons. Alfred Miller serve...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
A letter written by Wesley Hanna for his family in Limerick, and a sister, Frances, in Montevideo, Uruguay. The letter was passed around members of the family and Hanna included the instruction to 'pass round quickly please'. It describes events w...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from Cis M Coyle to James Ryan (1891-1970) on 2 July 1916. was written after Ryan was transferred from Stafford to Frongach in Wales. The writer refers to other prisoners with whom whom she is friendly and asks about the camp rule...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Crime
Letter from John R. Moorhead (1859-1936), the crown solicitor for Belfast, to the under-secretary for Ireland, Sir Robert Chalmers (1858-1938). This letter refers to the case of Mrs Morgan, the wife of the deceased Private Morgan. Mrs Morgan was c...
Keywords: Faith
A letter from John Waters to John Francis Hogan (1858–1918). In this letter Rev Waters (b. 1871) is asking Hogan for information about the programme of examination for a bachelor of arts degree in Theology at Maynooth so his students can prepare t...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, Family Life, World War 1: 1914-1918
In this letter from Wilfrid Spender to his wife, Lillian, Spender gives a detailed account of a recent battle. He also expresses anxiety that his brother Rex will soon come out to the trenches. This letter is part of a series of correspondence fro...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (née Moore). In this letter Marie thanks her mother for her letter and refers to hearing the sad news of the death of her brother Charlie (1895-1915). Marie gives her mother the ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Postcard from a prisoner of war, John Burns, to Lady Clonbrock (1840-1928). In this letter Burns informs Lady Clonbrock that he is receiving the groceries safely except for the bread. He adds that the POWs have been put to work in the factories an...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918, Irish Question
A letter from Sir Wilfred Bliss Spender (1876 - 1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender (1880-1968). Wilfrid expresses his pride and sadness at the men of Ulster 'sacrificing their lives by the thousands' with no apparent result, due to the failur...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from Thomas Bodkin (1888-1961) and Arnold Graves (1847-1930) to the under secretary of Ireland regarding the Irish Estimates Debate. After studying and practising law Bodkin was appointed secretary to the commissioners of charitable donat...
Keywords: Country Life, Family Life, Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter from Eamonn O'Modhráin (1881-1954) to his mother, Mary Moran, requesting items to be sent to him in Frongoch and reassuring her that he is getting on alright. According to Eamonn the prisoners are able to attend mass and confessions and are...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, World War 1: 1914-1918
This letter is from James Maloney (b. 1896), and is addressed to Patrick English (1894-1970). In the letter Maloney states that English's last letter arrived safely and he will send him some cigarettes, notepaper and stamps. Maloney states that hi...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from Eamonn O'Modhráin (Edward Moran) (d. 1955) to his mother, Mary Moran. O'Modhráin had been arrested after the Easter Rising and imprisoned, spending time in Wakefield Prison and Frongach Internment Camp. This letter was sent w...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Official Documents
Letter from Annie Schilling to the Office of the Irish Council. This letter is concerned with tracing the whereabouts of one Charles Kavanagh from Keady, county Armagh. In the letter it is stated that Annie Schilling does not wish Charles Kavanagh...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This letter to Robert Chalmers from Edward McHugh concerns the welfare of Elizabeth Traynor who resided at 20 Synnott Place Dublin. The letter refers to the helplessness of Elizabeth Traynor and her eight children in the aftermath of her husband's...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Politics, Irish Question
A letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this brief letter, Spender hopes the weather will not ruin Lillian's weekend, and expresses concern over the course of action being pu...
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