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Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from a prisoner of war, J. Jackson, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). The letter thanks Lady Clonbrock for cigarettes she had sent via the 'Tobacco Fund' in London. The fund was managed by the 'Weekly Dispatch' newspaper to ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter of thanks from Major E.G Hamilton of the Connaught Rangers to the secretary of the Irish Women's Association, Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928), for the comforts sent to the soldiers in Mesopotamia during the war. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Cr...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This letter was addressed to Miss Anna O'Rahilly and refers to an inquiry by Miss O'Rahilly about her brother Michael's watch. The letter mentions that the watch and chain could not be traced despite a reward being offered to any man who found it....
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
This is a handwritten copy of an extract from a letter written by Margaret Annie Jones (née Dampney) (b. 1881). The letter concerns the sinking of the HMS Shark at the Battle of Jutland. Margaret begins by describing the battle as she has heard it...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This letter was written by T. Walsh to Mrs Frances Kibble (d. 1956). The letter records Walsh's reaction to news of the Easter Rising as she questions the 'cruel sentences inflicted on the poor innocent deluded dupes of Atheists and incapables.' ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from Cis M. Coyle to James Ryan (1891-1970). The letter was written after Ryan's release from Frongoch. The writer is looking to make arrangements to meet Ryan before he returns home to Wexford. James Ryan (1891-1970) studied me...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Love Letters
A letter Spender from sir Wilfrid Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this letter, Spender writes that he is hungry in two ways, both for his dinner and for 'my rabbit pie' (his pet name for Lady Lillia...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from John Nevin, town Sergeant, to the Longford Urban District Council concerning the rent and rate collections for the past month.
Keywords: Official Documents
A letter from Joseph Slevin, the town surveyor, to the Longford Urban District Council regarding the upkeep of the back of houses on St. Mel's Road and issues arising with Ballymacormick cemetery.
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from Edward O'Farrell (1857-1926), assistant under secretary of Ireland, to R.J. Nugent concerning reports on the case of Mr. Richard Fitzgerald from Mallow, Co. Cork.
Keywords: Last Letters Before Death
Letter from Sir Roger Casement (1864-1916) to Margaret Gavan Duffy on the eve of his execution. He thanks various friends, and asks that God forgive his mistakes made in the cause of Irish freedom. He signs the letter with the Irish variant of his...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
A letter from Mairín Ní Ribhógh to James Ryan (1891-1970). Mairín writes to welcome Ryan back to Ireland after his release from Frongach and enquires about some of his colleagues who had also been imprisoned. Mairín also asks about Ryan's sister P...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
The letter is from Fred Allan (1861-1937), a member of the Irish National Aid Association. The letter refers to the printing of a pamphlet of songs about the Rising. The pamphlets would be sold to raise funds and a garden fete and performance of t...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
The letter is from E. Blackwell of the Home Office in London to Gertrude Bannister (later Parry), a cousin of Sir Roger Casement (1864-1916). The letter was written while Casement was imprisoned in London after he had been arrested while landing o...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Official Documents
The letter is from E. Blackwell, under secretary of state for the Home Office to George Gavan Duffy (1882-1951) and refers to the execution of Sir Roger Casement, who had been tried for treason having been arrested on the eve of the Easter Rising....
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This letter was written by Fr Murnane on the eve of Roger Casement's execution. He describes how Casement is facing death bravely 'with the added courage and confidence of a good Catholic'. Murnane describes Casement's message to all who supported...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Emma Armstrong to Augusta Caroline Dillon, Lady Clonbrock (1840-1928), asking Clonbrock if she can use her influence to have a soldier named Cawley transferred from the front to home service. Cawley's father is getting too old to work ...
Keywords: Official Documents, Business
Letter from Denis Mullally (1878-1919), Clerk of Bray Urban District Council, to the under secretary of Ireland concerning the retirement of the Bray Harbour Master, Mr. Scraggs, and his entitlement to a pension. At the time this letter was writ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Business, Official Documents
Letter from M Farrelly to the Chief Secretary's Office requesting compensation for a watch left in for repair at the Pillar House, Sackville Street, Dublin. When the owner called in to collect he was informed that it had been looted and was advise...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from Sir Henry Arthur Wynne (1867-1945) to Longford Crown Solicitor, Thomas Delany (1868-1939) informing Delany that the attorney general James Campbell has approved the leave he requested. Enclosed with the letter is Delany’s application r...
Keywords: Official Documents, Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from Sir John Pedder, (1869-1956), assistant secretary to the Home Secretary (Herbert Louis Samuel (1870-1963)), to Sir Robert Chalmers (1858-1938), Under-Secretary for Ireland, informing him that Sir John Grenfell Maxwell (1859-1929), Co...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from Edward O'Farrell (1857-1926), assistant under secretary of Ireland, to William Patrick Triston, solicitor, concerning the application of Mary Murphy to sell excisable liquors until the next Quarter Sessions.
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Crime, Official Documents
This letter was written in response to E. Blackwell's letter of 2 August, rejecting George Gavan Duffy's (1882-1951) request to attend the execution of Sir Roger Casement (1864-1916) and the family request for burial outside of the prison. Gavan D...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Crime, Official Documents
A letter from E. Blackwell, under secretary of state for the Home Office, to George Gavan Duffy (1882-1951). The letter is a reply to Gavan Duffy's letter of the same date and refers him to the Capital Punishment Amendment Act 1868, which requires...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter to Nancy O'Rahilly (1875-1961). The writer, J.J., congratulates Mrs.O'Rahilly on the birth of her son and hopes that he is a comfort against the 'bitter grief' she must be suffering. Nancy O'Rahilly was a member of the Provisional Council...
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